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Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date: 11/6/2008
Performed: Monday-Saturday
Released: 2-4 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83498-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: This code is for pediatric testing only. One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells within one hour of collection and pour into a plastic vial. Freeze. Allow no more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.1 mL serum (pediatric volume) Minimum volume does not allow for repeat analysis.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Comments: NOTE: This code is for Pediatric levels. For other than pediatric levels, see 17-Hydroxyprogesterone (41720)
Rejection Criteria: Specimen frozen/thawed more than once.

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