Test Details

Mnemonic

CARFT

Ordering Code

3607300

CPT-4 Code(s)

82379

Specimen Information

Collect

Green sodium heparin
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate plasma within 2 hours and send 0.5 mL plasma frozen within 2 hours in a screw capped plastic vial. CRITICAL FROZEN.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top
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Minimum Volume

0.2 mL
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Transport Temperature

Critical frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Sample not frozen within 12 hours
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 12 hours
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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