5-NUCLEOTIDASE

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Quantitative Enzymatic

Stability
Room Temperature: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
0-15 U/L

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test Code5NUC
CPT-4 Code (s)
83915
LOINC Codes
1690-7

Warde
Medical
Laboratory