Test Details

Mnemonic

17OPC

Ordering Code

3670200

CPT-4 Code(s)

83498

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, green sodium heparin
Serum: Red top
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Room temperature specimens
Grossly hemolyzed specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 6 months
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Methodology

Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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