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Alias Names: Desyrel
Methodology: High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Monday, Thursday
Released: 1-5 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 80299-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 5 mL red top tube. Also acceptable: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA), 4 mL green top tube (sodium heparin), or 4 mL grey top tube (potassium oxalate/sodium fluoride). Do not use gel separator tube (SST or PST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells into a plastic vial.
Stability: 12 hours ambient, 7 days refrigerated, or 7 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of gel separator tube or SST or PST.
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.

Therapeutic 0.8-1.6 µg/mL
Toxic >3.2 µg/mL

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