Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

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

COCAINE, URINE CONFIRMATION

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2046         Geisinger Epic ID: 24043

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Random Urine
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
3 mL urine; minimum 1 mL.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred) or room temperature.
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 2 days. Refrigerated: 14 days.
Rejection criteria:
Stability limits exceeded.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Negative.
Drug/Metabolite Cutoff concentration
Benzoylecgonine 100 ng/mL
Additional information:
Detects the presence of cocaine as its primary metabolite, benzoylecgonine, in human urine.
CPT code(s):
80353
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:
Benzoylecgonine (cocaine metabolite)
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Synonyms:
MBECF, Cocaine, benzoylecgonine, crack, coke
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Sheng-Ying (Margaret) Lo, PhD, DABCC    
Review Date: 12/02/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Toxicology
Technical Lead: Michael Sneidman
Frequency: Once per week, 1st shift. Expected lab TAT: 3-7 days.
Performed stat? No
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