Test Details

Mnemonic

TOXDN

Ordering Code

3687180

CPT-4 Code(s)

87798

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA
CSF, ocular fluid, amniotic fluid, tissue (freeze immediately)
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Heparinized specimens, tissues in optimal cutting temperature compound
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Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 5 days
Frozen: 3 months

Tissue:
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: 3 months
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Methodology

Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
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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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