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Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) / Mass Spectrometry (MS)
Edit Date: 4/27/2010
Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Released: 48-72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 80154-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Do not use serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA). Do not use plasma separator tube (PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 1 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen collectded in SST or PST.

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