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Methodology: Fluorescence Polarization Immunoassay (FPIA)
Edit Date: 1/11/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: 24 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 80194-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (sodium heparin). DO NOT use serum separator tube (SST) or plasma separator tube (PST), lavender top tube (EDTA), or grey top tube (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability: 8 hours ambient, 24 hours refrigerated, or 30 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma
Transport: Freeze on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Hemolysis; use of tube of than specified.

Reference Range:
1.5-4.5 µg/mL
Toxic: ≥10.1 µg/mL

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