Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

CHOLINESTERASE, SERUM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Sunquest Test Code:
CHOLIS      Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: 82480.03         Geisinger Epic ID: 34067

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Alternate Collection Container:
3.5 mL gold-top (serum separator) tube
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.5 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated.
Specimen stability:
Room temperatur: 21 dyas. Refrigerated: 21 days. Frozen: 30 days.
Rejection criteria:
Hemolyzed specimens. Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Male: 3342-7586
Female: 2673-6592
CPT code(s):
82480
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:
Serum cholinesterase.
Methodology:
Kinetic
Spectrophotometric (Colorimetric)
Synonyms:
Quest test code 37965

Performing Locations

Quest Diagnostics

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