Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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CHOLINESTERASE, SERUM, WITH DIBUCAINE INHIBITION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1998         Geisinger Epic ID: 21543

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and transfer serum specimens to clean, plastic screw-capped vials. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 21 days. Refrigerated: 21 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Improper temperature. Hemolyzed specimens will be rejected.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Serum reference range:
Female: 2673-6592 IU/L
Male: 3342-7586 IU/L
Dibucaine reference range 81.6-88.3%
CPT code(s):
82480, 82638
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:
Cholinesterase and dibucaine number.
Methodology:
Kinetic
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
CHOLDI, Quest test code 7961

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning    
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