Test Details

Mnemonic

CAREP

Ordering Code

3425080

CPT-4 Code(s)

80161

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells immediately and send 2.0 mL serum room temperature in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: EDTA

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST)

Stability

Room temperature:14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 10 months

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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