Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

SEROTONIN RELEASE ASSAY (SRA), UFH

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3047         Geisinger Epic ID: 19483

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot serum; minimum 0.4 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and immediately separate serum specimens from the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). Freeze and ship frozen. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 24 hours. Refrigerated: 48 hours. Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Reference ranges and interpretation accompany report.
CPT code(s):
86022
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:
Serotonin Release
Methodology:
Radio Binding 14C Serotonin Radiolabel
Synonyms:
Thrombocytopenia, SERREL
Quest test code 14627

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning    
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