Test Details

Mnemonic

SEROS

Ordering Code

3700960

CPT-4 Code(s)

84260

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Patient should avoid avocados, bananas, eggplant, pineapples, plums, tomatoes and walnuts for a 48-hour period prior to start of collection.

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 2.0 mL serum frozen below -20°C in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum separator tube (SST)

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 42 days

Methodology

High Performance Liquid Chromatography, Fluorescence Detection
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Reference Range

56 - 244 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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