PHENELZINE, SERUM/PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 5.0 mL serum (2.2 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: Lavendere EDTA

Rejection Criteria
SST, PST, specimens not light protected, specimens received room temperature or refrigerated.

Methodology
Gas Chromatography (GC)

Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Thursday

Turnaround Time5-10 days
Test CodePHENZ
CPT-4 Code (s)
80338 (80299)
LOINC Codes
9778-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory