POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCB)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 3.0 mL serum (1.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Methodology
Gas Chromatography

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 4 months; Frozen: 4 months

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodePCB
CPT-4 Code (s)
82441
LOINC Codes
12990-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory