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Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Edit Date: 1/23/2009
Performed: Daily
Released: 2-7 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 80299-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Also acceptable: One 6 mL yellow top tube (ACD), one 4 mL green top tube (heparin), or one 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Stability: 14 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 14 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 300 µL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of serum separator tube (SST).
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.

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