Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

SERTRALINE & DESMETHYLSERTRALINE, SERUM/PLASMA

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3049         Geisinger Epic ID: 19193

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.4 mL
Special notes:
Serum separator and plasma separator tubes not acceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Serum: Allow to clot. Serum and plasma: Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 2 weeks. Refrigerated: 1 month. Frozen: 3 months.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen collected in serum or plasma separator tube (SST or PST).

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
80299
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:
Sertraline (Zoloft® ) is a psychiatric drug indicated for the treatment of major depression and obsessive-compulsive disorders. Its clinical efficacy is similar to that of the traditional antidepressants but are thought to be mediated through inhibition of serotonin reuptake in the brain.
Methodology:
HPLC-MS/MS
Synonyms:
SERT, Zoloft
Quest test code 8871

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: As needed. Report available: 4 days.    
Performed stat? No
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