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Methodology:High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date:4/6/2010
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).
Rejection Criteria:Use of SST.