Test Details

Mnemonic

PNE23

Ordering Code

3803100

CPT-4 Code(s)

86317 x 23

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate and send 0.5 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Plain red top
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Minimum Volume

0.4 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 21 days
Frozen: 21 days
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Methodology

Microsphere Photometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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