Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

FRUCTOSAMINE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
FRUCT      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 82985         Geisinger Epic ID: 6706

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum (preferred) or plasma.
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
4 mL green/green-top (sodium heparin) tube
3 mL lavender-top (K2 EDTA) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL serum or plasma; minimum 0.5 mL.
Special notes:
See Specimen Processing Instructions.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from the cells. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 72 hours. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 60 days.
Rejection criteria:
Moderately icteric samples. Hemolysis.

TEST DETAILS
CPT code(s):
82985
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:
Fructosamine
Methodology:
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 8340

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

Technical Lead: Michael Weaver    
Frequency: Monday-Friday morning, afternoon and night    
Performed stat? No
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