Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Test Name: Sunquest Test Code Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  


Sunquest Test Code:
PSTVAS      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: PSTVAS         Geisinger Epic ID: 18891

Specimen type:
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
Semen in sterile container (minimum volume not specified).
Special notes:
GWV: Testing is temporarily suspended at GWV.

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:
Specimen stability:
Specimen should be delivered to lab for analysis within 30 minutes to 1 hour of collection. A sample can be collected and stored at 4°C for up to 12 hours.
Rejection criteria:
Specimens stored at 4°C > 12 hours

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:)
Patricia Tsang MD    
Review Date: 01/30/2019

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Hematology
Technical Lead: Sophie Rockwell  
Frequency: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m.    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Microbiology
Technical Lead: Kris Robb  
Frequency: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. -1 .pm.    
Performed stat?
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