Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CARNITINE, RANDOM, URINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1950         Geisinger Epic ID: 23454

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

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Freeze and ship frozen. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: 72 hours. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Room temperature specimens unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82379
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:
Urine carnitine.
Methodology:
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Flow Injection Analysis
Synonyms:
UCARN, Quest test code 30338

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Setup: Wednesday. Report available: 7-9 days.    
Performed stat? No
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