Test Details

Mnemonic

OM3FA

Ordering Code

3434900

CPT-4 Code(s)

82542

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting required.

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, remove plasma from cells and send 2.0 mL plasma in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST), gross hemolysis, grossly icteric, lipemia, anticoagulant other than EDTA

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 35 days

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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