SULFONAMIDES, QUANTITATIVE, SERUM OR PLASMA

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Send 1.0- mL serum (0.4 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Plasma: EDTA

Rejection Criteria
Separator tubes

Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time10-12 days
Test CodeSULFQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
80375 (G0480)
LOINC Codes
4040-2

Warde
Medical
Laboratory