Test Details

Mnemonic

NARCO

Ordering Code

3621400

CPT-4 Code(s)

81383

Specimen Information

Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Send 3.0 mL whole blood refrigerated.
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Alternate Specimen

Whole blood: Yellow ACD A
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Heparin specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Unacceptable
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Methodology

Polymerase Chain Reaction/Fluorescence Monitoring
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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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