Geisinger Medical Laboratories Test Catalog

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Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1723             Geisinger Epic ID: 17703

Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
6 mL dark blue-top (K2 EDTA) tube
4 mL grey-top (Na fluoride/K oxalate) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum or plasma; minimum 0.2 mL.
Special notes:
Preferred specimen is serum collected in a 6 mL plain red-top (non-serum separator) tube or 6 mL plain dark-blue-top tube (no additive). Plasma collected in EDTA tube or gray-top fluoride oxalate tube is also acceptable. Do not collect in serum separator tube (SST) or heparin tubes.

Specimen processing instructions:
Allow serum to clot. Centrifuge serum or plasma 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred) or refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 7 days. Frozen: 7 days.
Rejection criteria:
Serum separator tubes and heparinized plasma are not acceptable.

Reference interval:
Peak 20.0-25.0 mg/L. Trough 4.0-8.0 mg/L
CPT code(s):
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:
Amikcacin, trough.
AMIT, Amikin, trough
Quest test code 8583

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Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday- Saturday morning    
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