97130:VERY LONG CHAIN FATTY ACIDS

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97130:VERY LONG CHAIN FATTY ACIDS
Alias Names: VLC Screen
Methodology: Capillary Gas Chromatography / Mass Spectroscopy of Pentafluorebenzyl / Bromide Fatty Acid Esters
Edit Date: 2/26/2007
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 10 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 82726-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA). Also acceptable: One 4 mL green top tube (heparin) or one 5 mL red top tube.
Handling: Centrifuge and separate plasma or serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Stability: 14 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 2 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL plasma or serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.7 mL plasma or serum.
Transport: Refrigerated.

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