CYANIDE, WHOLE BLOOD

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a gray top tube (sodium fluoride/Potassium Oxalate). Send 1.0 mL whole blood (0.4 mL minimum) CRITICAL FROZEN

Rejection Criteria
Clotted or hemolyzed samples

Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Stability
Room temperature: Undetermined; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: 3 months

Reference Range
See report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time10 - 14 days
Test CodeCYAN
CPT-4 Code (s)
82600
LOINC Codes
Cyanide, Whole blood   5634-1  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory