ACYCLOVIR, SERUM/PLASMA

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Stability
Room temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 4 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Thursday

Turnaround Time3-8 days
Test CodeACY
CPT-4 Code (s)
80375
LOINC Codes
Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory