Test Details

Mnemonic

C3AL

Ordering Code

3515700

CPT-4 Code(s)

86160

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge within 30 minutes of collection and remove cell-free plasma. Send 1.0 mL plasma frozen (-70°C) in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen (-70°C)

Rejection Criteria

Specimens received not frozen

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen (-70°C): 1 year

Methodology

Radioimmunology
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Reference Range

0 - 780 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

National Jewish
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