Geisinger Medical Laboratories Test Catalog

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


Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3040             Geisinger Epic ID: 21645

Specimen type:
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Semen in sterile container (minimum volume not specified).
Special notes:
GWV: Testing needs to be scheduled. It is performed at GWV Monday-Friday by appointment only, (no testing on weekends or holidays). The patient will need to report to the Lab department at scheduled appointment time. If more than 30 minutes late, appointment will be cancelled. Patients: Call 1-800-275-6401 (ask for Diagnostic Services) or dial direct 570-808-5775, to schedule an appointment. Physicians: Call 1-800-332-8901 to schedule an appointment. Press "1' when prompted at the menu.

GMC: Patients call 570-271-5620 to schedule an appointment with Fertility. Testing is performed in the Fertility Clinic at GMC.

GLH: Bring specimen to the 4th floor outpatient lab Monday-Friday (no holidays) 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. No appointment is needed.

GBH: Bring specimen to the 1st floor outpatient lab Monday-Friday (no holidays) 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. No appointment is needed.

Gray’s Woods & Scenery Park locations: Bring specimen to the outpatient lab Monday-Friday (no holidays). No appointment is needed.

Transport temperature:
Keep specimen as close to body temperature as possible during transport, such as inside the shirt or coat.
Specimen stability:
Specimen should be delivered promptly to testing laboratory within 60 minutes of collection.
Rejection criteria:
A sample that was refrigerated will be rejected.

CPT code(s):
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:
Color, turbidity, viscosity, semen volume, sperm count and motility, as applicable.
Microscopic and Macroscopic Evaluation
Clinical significance:
This test is ordered on postvasectomy patients to determine the presence or absence of sperm.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Michelle Pramick MD    
Review Date: 09/27/2023

Performing Locations

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Jessica Kopeck    
Frequency: Monday - Friday only, 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. by appointment only.    
Performed STAT? No

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Kristen Hall  
Frequency: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.    
Performed STAT? No

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Microbiology
Technical Lead: Jane Kifer  
Frequency: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. -1 .pm.    
Performed STAT?
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