Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

LYSOZYME (MURAMIDASE)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2708         Geisinger Epic ID: 7196

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
2 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.5 mL.
Special notes:
See Specimen Processing Instructions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge serum specimens within 1 hour of collection and transfer to sterile, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). 
Transport temperature:
Frozen (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
7.0-15.0 ug/mL
CPT code(s):
85549
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:
Muramidase (Lysozyme), Serum
Methodology:
Enzymatic
Synonyms:
Lysozyme, MUR
Quest test code 5082

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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