ALBUTEROL, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 3.0 mL serum (1.2 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 temperture: 30 days; Refrigerated: 30 days; Frozen: 12 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday

Turnaround Time3-8 days
Test CodeALBUT
CPT-4 Code (s)
80375
LOINC Codes
9311-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory