Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

GONADOTROPIN RELEASING HORMONE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2380         Geisinger Epic ID: 17740

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma (preferred) or serum
Preferred collection container:
6 mL lavender-top K2 EDTA tube
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL red-top (plain, non-serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
3 mL aliquot of plasma (preferred) or serum; minimum 1 mL. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.
Patient preparation:
Patient should not be on any steroid, ACTH, gonadotropin, or rstrogen medications, if possible, for at least 48 hours before specimen collection.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and immediately separate serum or plasma specimens from the cells into clean, plastic screw-capped vial(s). 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature, refrigerated: Unacceptable. Frozen: 1 year.
Rejection criteria:
Room temperature and refrigerated specimens unacceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
GRH, Males: 4.0-8.0 pg/mL
GRH, Females: 2.0-10.0 pg/mL
CPT code(s):
83727
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:
Gonadotropin releasing hormone.
Synonyms:
GONRH, Quest test code 91903

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning    
Performed stat? No
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