Test Details

Mnemonic

PCAG

Ordering Code

3005000

CPT-4 Code(s)

85302

Specimen Information

Collect

Light blue sodium citrate
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Specimen Preparation

Send 1.0 mL plasma frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.
Separate samples should be submitted when multiple tests are ordered. CRITICAL FROZEN.
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Critical frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed specimens, thawed specimens, refrozen specimens, serum
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 8 hours
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

72 - 160%
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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