CHLORAMPHENICOL, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

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

Stability
Room temperature: 30 days; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 12 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday

Turnaround Time5-10 days
Test CodeCHLOR
CPT-4 Code (s)
80375 (80299)
LOINC Codes
Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory