PCB PANEL, CONGENERS, SERUM/PLASMA

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum (0.7 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST or PST

Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS/MS)

Stability
Room temperature: 2 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodePCBP
CPT-4 Code (s)
82441
LOINC Codes
Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory