Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

MEXILETINE, S/P

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2678         Geisinger Epic ID: 32239

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.7 mL
Special notes:
Do not use serum separator tube

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Serum: Allow to clot. Serum and plasma: Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred). Refrigerated or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 14 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 5 months (-20°C).

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:
Mexiletine.
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Synonyms:
Mexitil
Quest test code 4934
MEXIL

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: As needed. Report available: 5 days.    
Performed stat? No
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