80570:AMINO ACIDS, QUANTITATIVE, PLASMA

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80570:AMINO ACIDS, QUANTITATIVE, PLASMA
Methodology: Ion Exchange Chromatography
Edit Date: 1/18/2008
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 10-14 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 82139-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 4 mL green top tube (heparin). Overnight fasting preferred.
Handling: Centrifuge and separate plasma from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Freeze immediately. Include diagnosis, medications, and clinical indications. Patient date of birth is required.
Standard Volume: 1 mL plasma.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL plasma.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Thawing.