Test Details

Mnemonic

NARCO

Ordering Code

3621400

CPT-4 Code(s)

81383

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 3.0 mL whole blood refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: Yellow ACD A or B

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Frozen specimens in glass collection tubes.

Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring
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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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