Test Details

Mnemonic

MTXS

Ordering Code

3620520

CPT-4 Code(s)

80204

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 3.0 mL serum in an amber screw capped plastic vial. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, green sodium or lithium heparin, gray sodium fluoride

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tubes (SST), specimens not protected from light

Stability

Room temperature: 4 hours
Refrigerated: 24 hours
Frozen: 6 months

Methodology

Quantitative Immunoassay
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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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