Test Details

Mnemonic

LIDCN

Ordering Code

1750075

CPT-4 Code(s)

80176

Specimen Information

Collect

Red-top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, potassium oxalate

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

SST, whole blood

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Therapeutic: 2.0 - 5.0 µg/mL
Toxic: >6.0 µg/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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