Test Details

Mnemonic

BACF

Ordering Code

3420000

CPT-4 Code(s)

82542

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting is preferred
more

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
more

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top
more

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL
more

Transport Temperature

Room temperature
more

Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 30 days
more

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
more

Reference Range

See report
more

Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
more