97178:ARIPIPRAZOLE, SERUM

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97178:ARIPIPRAZOLE, SERUM
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
Edit Date: 1/23/2009
Performed: Daily
Released: 2-7 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 6 mL yellow top tube (ACD), one 4 mL green top tube (heparin), or one 4 mL lavender top tube (EDTA).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Stability: 14 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 14 days frozen.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum or plasma.
Minimum Volume: 300 µL serum or plasma.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of serum separator tube (SST).
This test may require insurance company prior authorization before ordering.
Please check the prior authorization list
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Failure to gain preauthorization may result in denial of coverage.