FORMIC ACID, 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: Lavender EDTA

Rejection Criteria
Specimens received room temperature, SST, PST, Soidum Fluoride/Potassium oxalate

Methodology
Ion Chromatography (IC)

Stability
Room temperature: 2 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 6 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Wednesday

Turnaround Time8-15 days
Test CodeFORMA
CPT-4 Code (s)
83921
LOINC Codes
2292-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory