Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics 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: Patients: Call 1-800-275-6401 (ask for Diagnostic Services) and ask for x5775 or dial direct 570-808-5775. Testing is performed at GWV Monday-Friday only, 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. (no weekends or holidays) by appointment only. Physicians: Call 1-800-332-8901 to schedule an appointment. State "appointments' 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. A sample that is refrigerated and stored at 4°C can be accepted for sperm count only (for up to 12 hours after collection) but not for motility assessment.

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: 12/28/2022

Performing Locations

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Julia Bell    
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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