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FORMIC ACID, SERUM/PLASMA

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SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Container TypeRed top tube (plain)
Supply Item Numberpicture1372
Specimen TypeSerum
Preferred Volume1 mL
Emergency Minimum Volume0.3 mL
Specimen ProcessingSeparate serum from cells with 2 hours of collection and transfer to a standard PAML aliquot tube.
Store and TransportRefrigerated
StabilityRoom Temp 2 days  Refrigerated 1 week  Frozen (-20 °C) 6 months  
Unacceptable ConditionGel barrier tube; gray top tube (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate)
Alternate SpecimensLavender top tube (EDTA) or pink top tube
CPT Codes83921
Interface Order Code82491.Z27
Billing CodeFORM.LCA
Test ScheduleWed
Turnaround Time9 days
MethodIon Exchange (IC)

Interface Codes
typeorder codetest descriptionresult coderesult descriptionunitsdecimal placesloinc code
o82491.Z27Formic Acid
r82491.Z27Formic Acid82491.Z27Formic Acidmcg/mL 2292-1

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