Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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BIOTINIDASE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1854         Geisinger Epic ID: 42012

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL serum (preferred) or plasma, frozen.
Special notes:
Send to Referred Testing immediately as sample must be processed within 1 hour.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Separate serum/plasma within 1 hour of collection. 
Transport temperature:
Frozen.
Specimen stability:
30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded. Specimen not frozen.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82261
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.
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Enzymatic
Synonyms:
Quest test code 701328
BIOT
Clinical significance:
Detect biotinidase deficiency.

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Tuesday, Thursday    
Performed stat? No
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