5-FLUOROCYTOSINE

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain ted-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours, and send 3.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Bioassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range
30-45 µg/mL

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test Code5FL
CPT-4 Code (s)
80299
LOINC Codes
3639-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory