Posted 5-23-17: As a reminder, Memorial Lab Outreach will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017 for Memorial Day. Any Referred Testing specimens received after 3pm on Friday, May 26 will be sent out on Tuesday, May 30.
MMC laboratory staff DO NOT have access to Touchworks- Patients must bring a copy of the lab order in order to prevent delays.
When ordering Referred Testing specimens (GENSENDS, ARUP or other reference laboratory tests); Please be aware of the stability window of these specimens (24 hours, 48 hours, etc.). Specimens need to be received at Jefferson daily by 3:30pm (Monday through Friday; excluding weekends and holidays) to be shipped out the same day. Stability information can be found under the ‘Collections’ tab.
Welcome to our Online Test Reference Guide:
The following is a list of tests that Memorial Medical Center Laboratory performs or that we send to a designated reference laboratory.
The guide contains the following:
CPT Codes*, Specimen Transport, Methodology, Instructions for Collection of Specimens
Laboratory Medicine is a rapidly changing environment, new tests, new methods, and reference intervals may change as new information increases.
*CPT codes are for informational use only. The codes reflect our procedures,methodologies and interpretation of CPT coding requirements. Please direct any questions regarding CPT coding to the payer being billed.
Additional Helpful Links:
Peak and Trough Collection times for Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Electronic Update Form for the Online Laboratory Handbook
Order of Draw for Specimens (and tube description)
Billing Change Request Form
Link to Outpatient Lab Draw Hours and Locations
Specimen Labeling Requirements