81030:BUPIVACAINE

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81030:BUPIVACAINE
Alias Names: Levobupivacaine Marcaine® / Sensorcaine®
Methodology: Gas Chromatography (GC)
Edit Date: 9/9/2010
Performed: Tuesday, Thursday
Released: 24 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 serum separator tube (SST) or plasma separator tube (PST). Also acceptable: Heparinized plasma.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 3 mL serum or plasma
Minimum Volume: 200 µL serum or plasma
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Use of SST or PST.