Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

KAPPA/LAMBDA LIGHT CHAINS, FREE WITH RATIO, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2568         Geisinger Epic ID: 21437

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of urine; minimum 1 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 21 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Microbial contamination, gross hemolysis.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
83520 x2
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Free Kappa, Urine, and Free Lambda, Urine.
Methodology:
Immunoturbidity
Synonyms:
IKLU, Immunoglobulin Free Light Chains, Quest code 11233

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Saturday afternoon    
Performed stat? No
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