Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ESTRONE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2239         Geisinger Epic ID: 32215

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.25 mL.
Special notes:
Specify age and sex on test request form. Serum from serum separator tube not acceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred).
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 48 hours. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 2 years.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Serum from serum separator tube not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
CPT code(s):
82679
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:
Estrone.
Methodology:
Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
Synonyms:
Quest code 23244
ESTRB

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Daily nights. Report available: 3-6 days.    
Performed stat? No
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