Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

RENAL FUNCTION PANEL

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
RFB      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 80069         Geisinger Epic ID: 18818

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Plasma or serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL of serum or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Plasma: Centrifuge at 1100-2000 g for a minimum of 10 minutes.
Serum: Allow to clot. Centrifuge at 1100-2000 g for a minimum of 10 minutes. Keep specimen container tightly capped. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Plasma (PST): Glucose stable 4 hours at room temperature, 8 hours refrigerated. Potassium stable for 12 hours at room temperature or refrigerated. See individual member listing for more details.
Serum (SST): See individual member listing for more details.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen is not acceptable for glucose or potassium determination if not centrifuged within two hours of collection time. See individual member listing.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
See individual member listing.
Estimated GFR > 60.
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
See individual member listing.
CPT code(s):
80069
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:
Albumin, calcium, CO2, chloride, creatinine, glucose, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, BUN, estimated GFR, anion gap
Methodology:
See individual member listings.
Synonyms:
KIDNEY FUNCTION PANEL
KIDNEY PANEL
Clinical significance:
See individual member listings.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 05/06/2019

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Automated Chemistry
Technical Lead: Mariana Moyer, Jared Shepherd
Frequency: Daily, Monday - Sunday
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical Lead: Sarah McGowan    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? No

Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Kelly Alleman    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Bloomsburg Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Robyn Stokes  
Frequency: Daily    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Community Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Ann Mack, Deborah Dempsey  
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical Lead: Melissa Forsythe  
Frequency: All shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Holy Spirit Hospital

Performing laboratory: ATL+
Technical specialist: Hadeel Naghnaghieh    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger Jersey Shore Hospital

Performing laboratory: Chemistry
Technical specialist: Brenda Shuman-Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes

Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre

Technical specialist: Bernadette Johnson    
Frequency: Daily, all shifts    
Performed stat? Yes
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