Test Details

Mnemonic

FLEC

Ordering Code

3424320

CPT-4 Code(s)

80181

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum: Red-top
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL of serum in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

SST, lipemia, gross hemolysis
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Stability

Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS/MS)
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Reference Range

0.20 - 0.99 mcg/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest Valencia
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