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Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

PTH RELATED PEPTIDE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
PTHPEP      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 83519.06         Geisinger Epic ID: 20126

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL aliquot of plasma; minimum 0.3 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and separate 0.5 mL plasma into sterile aliquot tube as soon as possible. Store at room temperature. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 28 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
14-27 pg/mL. This is a C-terminal PTH-RP assay. Elevated results may be observed in patients with renal disease.
CPT code(s):
83519
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:
PTH-related peptide.
Methodology:
Immunoassay
Synonyms:
Parathyroid Hormone-related peptide
PTH-related protein
Quest test code 34478

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Friday morning    
Performed stat? No
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