Test Details

Mnemonic

PPR

Ordering Code

3423780

CPT-4 Code(s)

84202

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA

Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL whole blood refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial. PROTECT FROM LIGHT.

Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: Dark blue EDTA, tan EDTA

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Clotted samples, hemolysis, specimens not collected in EDTA

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Fluorometry
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Reference Range

0.0 - 35.0 ug/dL
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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