Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

STEROID PANEL, CONGENITAL ADRENAL HYPERPLASIA (CAH)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3518         Geisinger Epic ID: 18883

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
0.5 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.25 mL.
Special notes:
Important: Completely fill 6 mL red-top tube and aliquot ALL serum after centrifuging to ensure adequate volume for any necessary repeat testing.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and immediately separate serum specimens from the cells into clean, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). Transport refrigerated (cold packs). 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated or frozen.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 1 week. Frozen: 1 month.
Rejection criteria:
Specimens collected in serum separator tubes (SSTs). Specimens shipped at room temperature. Gross or moderate hemolysis. Gross lipemia. Gross icterus.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Accompanies report.
CPT code(s):
82157, 82634, 82533, 82626, 84143, 84144, 83498, 84403, 82633
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:
Androstenedione; 11-Deoxycortisol; Cortisol; DHEA, Unconjugated; 17-Hydroxypregnenolone; Progesterone; 17-Hydroxyprogesterone; Testosterone, Total, LC/MS/MS; Deoxycorticosterone
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
CAH6, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, StAR deficiency, steroidogenic acute regulatory deficiency
Quest test code 90398

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Set up: Sun, Tues, Wed, Fri evenings; Report available: 5 days    
Performed stat? No
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