Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

ALPRAZOLAM (XANAX), SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1715         Geisinger Epic ID: 19933

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL dark blue-top (trace element, no additive) tube
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 1 mL.
Special notes:
Protect specimen from light.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. Protect from light 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 5 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 1 year.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
10-50 ng/mL
Detection limit 5 ng/mL
CPT code(s):
80346
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:
Alprazolam (Xanax).
Methodology:
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Synonyms:
XANAX
Quest test code 21592

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday, Wednesday, Friday morning    
Performed stat? No
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