Test Details

Mnemonic

BACF

Ordering Code

3420000

CPT-4 Code(s)

82542

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting is preferred

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum room temperature in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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