Test Details

Mnemonic

OM3FA

Ordering Code

3434900

CPT-4 Code(s)

82542

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting required.
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Collect

Lavender EDTA
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, remove plasma from cells and send 2.0 mL plasma refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.6 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

SST, gross hemolysis, grossly icteric, lipemia, anticoagulant other than EDTA
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Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 35 days
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Methodology

Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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