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This is a sendout test. Please note that turnaround time is defined as the anticipated time from set up day to results release.
S51321: Dexamethasone [29391X] Print View
Dexamethasone LC/MS/MS    ng/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Serum 0.85 (0.25) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Frozen - 24 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Plasma Heparinized 0.85 (0.25) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 24 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
  Plasma Fluoridated/Oxalat 0.85 (0.25) mL   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Frozen - 24 Month(s)  

Measurement of Dexamethasone is useful in assuring compliance with Dexamethasone treatment and documenting adequate dosing such procedures as the Dexamethasone Suppression Test used in the differential diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome.

Draw specimen between 8:00 and 10:00 AM
SST tubes are NOT acceptable.
Setup Schedule
Monday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
80299

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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