Test Details

Mnemonic

LIDCN

Ordering Code

1750075

CPT-4 Code(s)

80176

Specimen Information

Collect

Red-top
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Specimen Preparation

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

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, potassium oxalate
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

SST, whole blood
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Stability

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