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Methodology: Liquid Chromotography (LC) / Tandem Mass Spectrometry (MS/MS)
Edit Date: 10/12/2009 1:31:20 PM
Performed: Daily
Released: 24-48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories lab
CPT Code: 82542-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Do not use a serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Plasma (any type).
Handling: Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.4 mL serum or plasma. Micro method does not allow for repeat testing or confirmation.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST.

Reference Range:
Report Limit 5 ng/mL
Reference Range 10-30 ng/mL
Critical Value – High 100 ng/mL

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