Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

MARIJUANA, GCMS, MECONIUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
MAR      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 80101.21         Geisinger Epic ID: 15066

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Meconium
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
5 gm meconium; minimum 1 gm.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 3 days. Refrigerated: 2 weeks. Frozen: 1 month.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
None detected. Detection limits 1 ng/mL Delta-9 THC, 5 ng/mL Delta-9 THC Carboxy Acid.
Additional information:
Turnaround time: 4 days.
CPT code(s):
80349
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:
Detection of marijuana in meconium.
Methodology:
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Synonyms:
THC
Tetrahydrocannabinol
Quest test code 142964

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday afternoon    
Performed stat? No
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