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TEST NAME

OCCULT BLOOD

See:        Gastroccult® Body Fluid
                Hemoccult®
             Occult Blood Fecal ICT Screen

 

MERCY TEST NAME

OCCULT BLOOD FECAL ICT SCREEN

MERCY LAB CODE

OBFS

Comment:

  • Must use Beckman Counter Hemoccult® ICT blue card
  • If using the Beckman Coulter Hemoccult® green/yellow card, SEE Hemoccult®

CPT Code: 

882274

  

TEST NAME

17-OH KETOSTEROIDS

See:  17-Ketogenic Steroids/17-Ketosteroids*

 

POWERCHART NAME

OLIGOCLONAL BANDING CSF

Also included in:  MS Panel/Myelin Basic Protein*

MERCY TEST NAME

OLIGOCLONL BANDING*

MERCY LAB CODE

OLGBND

Comment:

  • This test requires both CSF and serum
  • Please notify Lab when this test is ordered so that a blood specimen can be collected at the same time.

Includes:

Oligoclonal Bands:   CSF bands, serum bands

Specimen:

  • 0.5 ml CSF and 0.5 ml serum from plain red top tube or serum gel tube.  
  • Minimum 0.4 ml CSF and 0.4 ml serum.  
  • Nursing Service must notify the Lab when CSF is collected so that the serum specimen can be collected. 
  • Spinal Fluid must be obtained within 1 week of serum draw. 

Processing: 

  • DO NOT perform any CSF testing at Mercy Laboratory until AFTER CSF specimen has been processed for Mayo testing. 
  • 0.5 ml CSF, send in original tube when possible. Label tube as CSF.    
  • 0.5 ml serum in vial labeled as such.
  • Record on Mayo batch list: # of ml of CSF sent.
  • SEND ALL TESTS REFRIGERATED TO MAYOLABEL 1 ALIQUOT CSF (0.5 ml) AND 1 ALIQUOT SERUM (0.5 ml).  Mayo - OLIG.  AMBIENT AND FROZEN ACCEPTABLE.

Performed: 

Monday through Saturday

Reference value:

Included with test results

Method:

Isoelectric Focusing (IEF) with IgG Immunoblot Detection

CPT Code: 

83916   Oligoclonal Banding x2 (CSF and Serum)

 

TEST NAME

OVA & PARASITES

See: Parasitic Exam

 

TEST NAME

ONE TOUCH GLUCOSE

See: Whole Blood Glucose

 

TEST NAME

OPIATES

See:   Drug Abuse Random Urine  
         Drug Screen Body Fluid*
         Drug Screen Serum*

 

POWERCHART NAME

ORTHOPEDIC PANEL

MERCY TEST NAME

ORTHOPEDIC PANEL

MERCY LAB CODE

OPNL

Includes:
Albumin  Alkaline Phosphatase BUN  Gamma GT
BUN/Creatinine Ratio Calcium  Creatinine 
Glucose Potassium Sodium
Specimen:
  • Preffered in house: 1.0 ml lithium heparin plasma from a PST tube.   
  • Preferred reference lab: 1.0 ml serum from SST tube.
  • Also acceptable: Serum from plain red top tube.
Stability: 8 hours room temperature, 48 hours refrigerated, freeze if >48 hours.
Performed: Within 8 hours of collection.  Available stat.
Reference values:   See individual test entry.
Method:  See individual test entry.
CPT Code:

82040  Albumin                     84075  Alk Phos            84520  BUN
82310  Calcium                      82565  Creat                82977  Gamma GT
82947  Glucose                     84132  Potassium          84295  Sodium

 

POWERCHART NAME

OSMOLALITY SERUM

MERCY TEST NAME

OSMOLALITY BLOOD

MERCY LAB CODE

OSM

Specimen:    0.5 ml plasma from PST or 0.5 mls serum from SST tube. 
Stability: 7 days refrigerated.
Comment:  Included in Osmolality Ratio or can be ordered separately.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value:  280 - 300 mosm/kg
Method:    Freezing point depression.
CPT Code: 83930

 

POWERCHART NAME

OSMOLALITY RATIO (URINE/SERUM)

MERCY TEST NAME

OSMOLALITY RATIO   

MERCY LAB CODE

OSMR

Includes: Osmolality urine           Urine/Serum Ratio
Specimen: 

Nursing Service:  Collect random urine, order Osmolality ratio and task off, send urine to Lab.

Lab:  When urine osmolality specimen is received, order OSM-S-;Draw by XXXX.  XXXX is the time 1 hour past the urine collection time.  Serum and urine must be collected with 1 hour of each other.

 Regional Clients:  Collect urine specimen and order OSMR.  Collect serum specimen within 1 hour of time of urine collection and order OSM.

 

Stability:

 7 days refrigerated for serum, plasma, and urine.

Performed:  Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value:

Serum: 280 - 300 mosm/kg
Urine: 300 - 1000 mosm/kg
Urine/Serum Ratio: 1.0 - 3.0

Method: Freezing point depression.
CPT Code: 

83935 Osmolality R UR

 

POWERCHART NAME

OSMOLALITY URINE

MERCY TEST NAME

OSMOLALITY R UR

MERCY LAB CODE

UOSM

Specimen: 1 ml random urine. 
Stability: 7 days refrigerated.
Comment: Included in Osmolality Ratio or can be ordered separately.
Performed: Within 8 hours of receipt.  Available stat.
Reference value: 300--1000 mosm/kg (varies with diet and fluid intake)
Method:  Freezing point depression
CPT Code:   83935

 

POWERCHART NAME

OXALATE 24 HOUR URINE

MERCY TEST NAME

OXALATE 24UR*

MERCY LAB CODE

VOXL

Patient preparation: Avoid taking large doses (greater than 2.0 g orally/ 24 hours) of Vitamin C during collection.
Specimen:
  • 24 hour urine collection.  
  • No preservative used for this collection.
  • Collect in metal free container with no metal cap or glued insert.
  • Refrigerate during collection.
Cause for rejection: Samples collected in or sent in containers with metal caps will not be tested.
Processing: 
  • Transfer 10 ml aliquot to metal-free container.  Mix well before aliquot is taken.
  • Indicate total 24 hour volume. 
  • Send refrigerated to Mayo.  Frozen also acceptable. Mayo order code  OXU. 
  • Click on 24-hour urine preservative chart for other acceptable temperatures and additives
    • Toluene is listed as preferred but Mercy Lab does not have this in our inventory.
Performed: Test set up Monday through Saturday.
Method: Enzymatic using Oxalate Oxidase.
CPT Code: 83945

 

TEST NAME

17 OXOSTEROIDS URINE

See:  Cortisol Free 24 Hour Urine

 

POWERCHART NAME

OXYCODONE, Urine                 Screening Test Discontinued at Mercy 10-1-2012.  Send to Mayo.

MERCY TEST NAME

 

MERCY LAB CODE

CMIS

 Comment:

Order Miscellaneous General Lab and specify: Mayo order code FOXYC- Oxycodone Urine.

Performed: Referred to MedTox.  5-9 days.
Reference value:

Included in report.

Method:   Gas Chromatography/Mass Spec.
CPT Code: 82542
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