Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

SOTALOL, S/P

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3073         Geisinger Epic ID: 17809

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum OR Plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL pink-top K2 EDTA tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.25 mL
Special notes:
Serum separator tube not acceptable.

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:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 30 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
The use of SS (serum separator tube) is not acceptable. Submission of an SS tube will result in cancellation.

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:
Sotalol, serum or plasma.
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
SOT, Betacardone, Betapace
Quest test code 3358

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: As needed. Report available: 8 days.    
Performed stat? No
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