Test Details

Mnemonic

SOSMQ

Ordering Code

3424500

CPT-4 Code(s)

83930

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum separator tube (SST)

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus

Stability

Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Freezing Point Depression
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Reference Range

278 - 305 mOsm/kg
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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