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Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date: 4/6/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: 72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 82491-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Do not use a serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: Plasma of any type.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume: 300 µL serum or plasma (does not allow for repeats or confirmation).
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST.

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