Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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5' NUCLEOTIDASE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1490         Geisinger Epic ID: 21628

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3.5 mL gold-top (serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum, frozen; minimum 0.2 mL for adults. Please submit a separate frozen aliquot for this test. It may not be combined with any other test requiring a frozen aliquot.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: Unacceptable. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 2 weeks.
Rejection criteria:
Room temperature specimens are not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
0-10 U/L.
CPT code(s):
83915
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:
5' Nucleotidase.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Kinetic
Synonyms:
5NUCL

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday - Friday, 1,2,3.
Sunday night.
   
Performed stat? No
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