Test Details

Mnemonic

BIOTS

Ordering Code

3800348

CPT-4 Code(s)

82261

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate immediately after collection and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum separator tube (SST)

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 21 days

Methodology

Colorimetric
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Reference Range

3.5 - 13.8 U/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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