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P53

Test Code: 2481
CPT: 88271
Preferred Specimen: GREEN SODIUM HEPARIN TUBE
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Submit Whole blood from Green Top Tube (sodium heparin)_or Lavender Top tube (EDTA). Transport at ROOM TEMPERATURE. Do not allow sample to freeze. Sample must arrive in the laboratory within 72 hrs of collection.



PAIN MANAGEMENT SCREENING PROFILE 13, URINE

Test Code: P335
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 50 ml
Memo: INCLUES: AMPHETAMINES, BARBITRATES, BENZODIAZEPINES, COCAINE METABOLITES, CREATININE, FENTANYL, MARIJUANA METABOLITES, MEPERIDINE, METHADONE, OPIATES, OXYCODONE, PCP, PH-URINE, PROPOXYPHENE, SPECIFIC GRAVITY, TRAMADOL. Collect 60 ml of random urine in a plastic, leak-proof urine cup. Label with patient's name. Store specimen refrigerated.



Paliperidone, Serum (Invega)

Test Code: 3034LC
CPT: 82542
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Pancreatic Elastase-1, Fecal

Test Code: 2479
CPT: 82656
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 gm
Memo: Collect undiluted feces in clean, dry container. Submit at least 1 gm undiluted feces in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof container. DO NOT ADD FIXATIVE OR PRESERVATIVE. Transport Refrigerated.



PAP SMEAR

Test Code: 351
CPT: 88164
Preferred Specimen: SLIDE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit 1 smear fixed immediately with spray fixative or 95% ethyl alcohol. NOTE: 1- LABEL THE FROSTED END OF THE SLIDES IN PENCIL WITH THE PATIENT'S NAME AND DATE. 2- Place the slide in a cardboard slide folder. Do not close the folder until slides have dried completely.



PAP SMEAR (2)

Test Code: 511
CPT: 88164
Preferred Specimen: SLIDE x 2
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit 2 smears fixed immediately with spray fixative or 95% ethyl alcohol. NOTE: 1- LABEL THE FROSTED END OF THE SLIDES IN PENCIL WITH THE PATIENT'S NAME AND DATE. 2- Place the slides in a cardboard slide folder. Do not close the folder until slides have dried.



Papaya (Rf293) IgE**

Test Code: 2460QN
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PARASITE IDENTIFICATION, INTESTINAL

Test Code: 2433QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: STOOL
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Submit specimen in 70 % alochol in a plastic leak-proof container. Store at room temp



PARIETAL CELL TOTAL AUTOABS

Test Code: 2215
CPT: 86255
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PARROT AUSTRALIAN (BUDGERIGAR) SERUM PROTEINS IGE

Test Code: 2718QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Parrot/Parakeet Droppings IGE

Test Code: 2717QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Parrot/Parakeet Feathers IGE

Test Code: 2716QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Parvovirus AB B19 (ELISA), IgG

Test Code: 1960
CPT: 86747
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Parvovirus AB B19 (ELISA), IgM

Test Code: 1961
CPT: 86747
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PARVOVIRUS AB B19, (ELISIA) IGG & IGM

Test Code: 1964
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PEA(f12), IGE

Test Code: 1566
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Peach(f95) IgE

Test Code: 1100
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Peanut Component Panel

Test Code: 3156QN
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: Plain Red
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ML
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Pear(f94)IgE

Test Code: 1820
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PENICILLOYL G (C1) IgE

Test Code: 625
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PENICILLOYL V (C2) IgE

Test Code: 627
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PERENNIAL ALLERGEN

Test Code: 2560LC
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: SST x 2
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED x 2
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4 ml
Memo: Collect 2 SST or 2 plain, red-top tubes. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tubes. Store specimen refrigerated.



PERENNIAL RYE GRASS (g5) IgE

Test Code: 826
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Perphenazine, Serum/Plasma

Test Code: 3000QN
CPT: 84022
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender-Top tube and 1 Plain-Red Top Tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma or serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Label tube serum or plasma. Store specimen refrigerated.



PH, FECES

Test Code: 1780
CPT: 83986
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 1 gm
Memo: Collect 1 g of unpreserved stool in a screw-capped, sterile container. Store specimen at room temperature.



PHENOBARBITAL

Test Code: 2899MD
CPT: 80184
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Phenylalanine, Plasma

Test Code: 3066QN
CPT: 84030
Preferred Specimen: GREEN SODIUM HEPARIN
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green Sodium Heparin top- tube from a patient fasting at least 4 hours. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert to mix tube. Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma to plastic transport tube. Label with plasma. Refrigerate specimen.



PHENYTOIN, FREE

Test Code: 491
CPT: 80186
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube just before next dose. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PHENYTOIN, TOTAL

Test Code: 133
CPT: 80185
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PHEOCHROMOCYTOMA EVALUATION, 24 HOUR URINE

Test Code: 2731SL
CPT: 82382, 82570, 83835
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 10 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24 hour urine container and refrigerate during collection. Record total volume on requisition and sterile container. Aliquot 25 ml of 24 hour urine into an sterile container. Refrigerate specimen.



PHOSPHATE, 24 HR URINE(W/O CREATININE)

Test Code: 1590
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24-hour urine container with no preservative and refrigerate specimen during collection. Aliquot 10 ml of the 24 hour urine collection into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume on container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



Phosphatidylserine (IgG, IgM)

Test Code: 1092
CPT: 86148
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light-Blue top tube. Gently invert the specimen to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge plasma in plastic transfer tube for a 2nd time. Aliquot the plasma into another plastic transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PHOSPHATIDYLSERINE IGA

Test Code: 2569QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue tube. Gently invert tubes to mix. Immediately centrifuge the light blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge transfer tube. Aliquot plasma into a new plastic transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PHOSPHOLIPIDS, SERUM

Test Code: 2729QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Phosphorus

Test Code: 234
CPT: 84100
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



PIN WORM EXAM

Test Code: 235
CPT: 87172
Preferred Specimen: PINWORM PADDLE
Alternative Specimen: SCOTCH TAPE/SLIDE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Pinworm paddle or clear tape preparation. Do not use opaque tape. Stool specimens will not be processed. Refrigerate specimen.



PINE NUT (Rf253) IgE

Test Code: 680
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Pineapple (f210) IgE

Test Code: 1790
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Pistachio (f203) IgE

Test Code: 360
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor (PAI-1) Antigen

Test Code: 1130
CPT: 85415
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tubes to mix. Centrifuge tubes within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PLASMINOGEN, ACTIVITY

Test Code: 1748
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Centrifuge transfer tube again. Aliquot plasma into a new plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PLASMINOGEN, ANTIGENIC

Test Code: 506
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue-top tube from a fasting patient. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PLATELET ANTIBODY DIRECT

Test Code: 462
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Full Lavender-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert specimen. Store specimen at room temperature.



PLATELET ANTIBODY SCREEN, INDIRECT

Test Code: 1021
CPT: 86022
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PLATELET COUNT

Test Code: 236
CPT: 85049
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER & LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect 1 lavender-top tube and 1 light blue-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tubes to mix. Maintain at ambient temperature. For patients with known platelet clumping, submit a full sodium citrate tube (light blue top). Please make a note under special instructions on request form.



PLUM (f255), IGE

Test Code: 1791
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PM-SCL ANTIBODY

Test Code: 2613QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



POC CHROM.ANAL.

Test Code: 743
CPT: 88233, 88262, 88291
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol:
Memo: Use any sterile screw-top container with tissue culture medium, Hanks Balanced Salt Solution or Earls and add antibiotics: Penicillin/Streptomycin (100 IU/ml/100 ?g/ml) or Gentamycin (50 ?g/ml). 3-4 mm POC specimen or 50-100 mg of each tissue. If possible, always include chorionic villi. Do not place in formalin.



POLIOVIRUS ABS.

Test Code: 1726
CPT: 86658
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



POLLEN ALLERGY PANEL #1

Test Code: 1799
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED x 2
Alternative Specimen: SST X 2
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 4ml
Memo: INCLUDES: ORCHARD GRASS, TIMOTHY GRASS, JUNE GRASS, RED TOP GRASS, JOHNSON GRASS, COMMON RAGWEED, GIANT RAGWEED, MAPLE, BIRCH, OAK, JAPANESE CEDAR, HICKORY/PECAN TREE Collect 2 plain, red-top tubes or 2 SST tubes. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tubes within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfet tubes. Store specimens refrigerated.



POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS PANEL

Test Code: 2345S
CPT: 82441
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 Lavender-top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender-top tube. Allow Plain- Red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PORK(f26) IGE

Test Code: 2816QN
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PORPHOBILINOGEN

Test Code: 445
CPT: 84110
Preferred Specimen: AMBER URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen: URINE CUP
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 10 ml of random urine in a plastic leak-proof amber container or foil wrap a plastic, leak-proof container to protect from light. Freeze specimen immediately.



PORPHOBILINOGEN QUANT. 24HR URINE

Test Code: 2723QN
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: 24 HOUR URINE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24 hour urine container and refrigerate during collection. Record total volume on requisition and sterile container. Aliquot 10 ml of 24 hour urine into an sterile container. Wrap sterile container with aluminum foil to protect from light. Label over the aluminum foil. Refrigerate specimen.



PORPHYR.FR.UR.R

Test Code: 164
CPT: 84120
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 5ml random urine in a sterile, leak-proof container. Wrap container in aluminum foil to protect from light. Refrigerate specimen.



PORPHYRINS FRACTIONATED PLASMA

Test Code: 1734
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: GREEN SODIUM HEP TUBE
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green Sodium Heparin Top tube or 1 Plain Red top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma or serum into amber, plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Porphyrins Fractionated Quant. 24HR Urine

Test Code: 1683
CPT: 84120
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 3 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24-hour urine container with no preservative and refrigerate specimen during collection. Aliquot 12 ml of the 24 hour urine collection into an amber urine cup or a foil wrapped plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume on container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



PORPHYRINS, FECAL, QUALITATIVE

Test Code: 124
CPT: 84127
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 5 gm
Memo: Collect 10 grams of random stool in a light protected sterile, leak proof container. Freeze specimen immediately.



PORPHYRINS,PLASMA

Test Code: 123
CPT: 82491
Preferred Specimen: GREEN SODIUM HEP TUBE
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green Sodium Heparin tube or 1 Plain Red top tube. Wrap tube immediately after draw with aluminum foil. Gently invert Green-top tube. Allow Plain, Red tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma or serum into amber transfer tube. Indicate either serum or plasma on tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



POTASSIUM, SERUM

Test Code: 237
CPT: 84132
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



POTASSIUM,PLASMA

Test Code: 1128
CPT: 84132
Preferred Specimen: GREEN SODIUM HEP TUBE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Green Sodium Heparin Tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot specimen into plastic, leak-proof transport tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PREGNANCY, SERUM

Test Code: 240
CPT: 84703
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



PREGNENOLONE

Test Code: 852
CPT: 84140
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: ROOM TEMP(AMBIENT)
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of collection. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Submit Room Temperature.



Primidone

Test Code: 277
CPT: 80188
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 Lavender-top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Collect just before next dose. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender-top tube. Allow Plain- Red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Refrigerate specimen.



proBNP

Test Code: 2542MD
CPT: 83880
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Refrigerate specimen.



PROCAINAMIDE

Test Code: 247
CPT: 80192
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: ROYAL BLUE TOP NO ADDITIVE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 royal blue tube, no additive tube. Collect just before next dose.Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Procollagen Type I Intact N Terminal Propeptide

Test Code: 2865QN
CPT: 83519
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Progesterone

Test Code: 193
CPT: 84144
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



PROINSULIN LEVEL

Test Code: 1087
CPT: 84206
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube that has been fasting at least 12 hours. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Prolactin, Dilution Study

Test Code: 2568SL
CPT: 84146
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube from a patient that has been fasting overnight(12-14 hours). SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



Prolactin, Serum

Test Code: 241
CPT: 84146
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



PROMETHAZINE, URINE

Test Code: 3086QN
CPT: 84022
Preferred Specimen: Urine Cup
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: Refrigerate
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Submit 3 ml Urine in a sterile container. Please Refrigerate.



Propafenone

Test Code: 1358
CPT: 80299
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PROPOXYPHENE QUANTITATIVE, SERUM

Test Code: 752
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: ROYAL BLUE NO ADDITIVE TUBE
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube or 1 Royal Blue No Additive tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PROPOXYPHENE SCREEN(QUAL), URINE

Test Code: 8025T
CPT: 81003, 82570, 83986, G0431
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 20 ml
Memo: Collect 20ml random urine in a plastic, leak-proof, container. Refrigerate specimen.



PROSTATIC ACID PHOSPHATASE

Test Code: 42
CPT: 84066
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol:
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into a plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PROTEIN C ANTIGEN

Test Code: 785
CPT: 83502
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light-Blue top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert the specimen to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge plasma in plastic transfer tube for a 2nd time. Aliquot the plasma into another plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Protein C, Activity

Test Code: 2060
CPT: 85303
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge plasma in plastic transfer tube for a 2nd time. Aliquot the plasma into another plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Protein C, Activity and Antigen

Test Code: 1749
CPT: 85303, 85302
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE x 2
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 FULL TUBES
Memo: Collect 2 Light Blue-top tubes. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tubes to mix. Immediately centrifuge both light blue tubes for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into separate plastic, leak-proof transfer tubes. Freeze specimens immediately.



PROTEIN ELECTROPHORESIS

Test Code: 141
CPT: 84155
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: SST
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain, red-top tube or 1 SST tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Protein Electrophoresis with Interpretation

Test Code: 3106LC
CPT: 84155, 84165
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE.
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Protein Electrophoresis,24-Hour Ur

Test Code: 1706
CPT: 84156, 84166, 82570
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 15 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24-hour urine container with no preservative and refrigerate specimen during collection. Aliquot 25 ml of the 24 hour urine collection into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume on container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



Protein Electrophoresis,Random Urine

Test Code: 1705
CPT: 84156, 84166
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 15 ml
Memo: Collect 25 ml of urine from a first morning catch (preferred) in a sterile, leak-proof urine container. Label with patient's name. Store specimen refrigerated.



PROTEIN S ANTIGEN, TOTAL

Test Code: 507
CPT: 85305
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE x 2
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 FULL TUBES
Memo: Collect 2 Light Blue-top tubes. Gently invert tubes to mix. Immediately centrifuge both light blue tubes for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube, centrifuge for a second time. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube for a second time. Freeze plasma immediately.



Protein S, Activity

Test Code: 2061
CPT: 85306
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge plasma in plastic transfer tube for a 2nd time. Aliquot the plasma into another plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PROTEIN S,TOT/FR

Test Code: 767
CPT: 85305, 85306
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light-Blue top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert the specimen to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube for 15 minutes. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Centrifuge plasma in plastic transfer tube for a 2nd time. Aliquot the plasma into another plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PROTEIN, RANDOM URINE

Test Code: 1121
CPT: 84156
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Submit 20ml random urine in a plastic leak-proof container. Label with patient's name. Refrigerate specimen.



PROTEIN, SERUM

Test Code: 243
CPT: 84155
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Submit 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store specimen refrigerated.



Protein, Total, Spinal Fluid (CSF)

Test Code: 3030QN
CPT: 84157
Preferred Specimen: STERILE CONTAINER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect CSF in sterile, leak proof container. Label container with patient's name and CSF. Please Refrigerate.



PROTEIN,24 HR UR

Test Code: 1110
CPT: 84156
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Instruct patient to collect urine in a 24-hour urine container with no preservative and refrigerate specimen during collection. Aliquot 10 ml of the 24 hour urine collection into a plastic, leak-proof container. Record total volume on container and requisition. Store specimen refrigerated.



Protein/Creatinine Ratio, Random Urine

Test Code: 2398QN
CPT: 82570
Preferred Specimen: URINE CUP
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 5 ml
Memo: Collect 15 ml of urine in a plastic, leak-proof container without preservative. Label with patient's name. Refrigerate specimen.



PROTHROMBIN FRAGMENT 1.2

Test Code: 2353QN
CPT: 83520
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light-blue top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Centrifuge specimen within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PROTRIPTYLINE

Test Code: 1264
CPT: 80299
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 plain red top tube. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PROZAC/FLUOXETIN

Test Code: 616
CPT:
Preferred Specimen: PLAIN RED
Alternative Specimen: LAVENDER
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Plain, Red-top tube or 1 Lavender-top tube at least 12 hours after the last dose. SST TUBES ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert Lavender-top tube. Allow Plain- Red top tube to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum or plasma into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Indicate serum or plasma on tube. Refrigerate specimen.



PSA (SCREENING)

Test Code: 831
CPT: 10103
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



PSA Ultrasensitive

Test Code: 2541LC
CPT: 84153
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PSA, Total/Free

Test Code: 430
CPT: 84154, 84153
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PSA,TOTAL, SERUM

Test Code: 830
CPT: 84153
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Store specimen refrigerated.



PTH INTACT

Test Code: 2846MD
CPT: 83970
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



PTH INTACT + CALCIUM

Test Code: P229
CPT: 82310, 83970
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: INCLUDES PTH INTACT, CALCIUM. Collect 1 SST tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Store the specimen refrigerated.



PTH Related Peptide

Test Code: 1076
CPT: 83519
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect into chilled or pre-frozen plastic lavender-top (EDTA) tube, noting the time of collection. After venipuncture, immediately invert tube several times to ensure complete mixture. Separate plasma from cells by centrifugation. Separate plasma into a plastic vial, and FREEZE within 15 minutes of collection.



PTH, Scattergraph (PTH Intact incl Total Calcium)

Test Code: 1232
CPT: 83970, 82310
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST tube or 1 plain, red-top tube. Avoid hemolysis. Allow specimen to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge tube within 60 minutes of draw. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transport tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



PTT

Test Code: 231
CPT: 85730
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: FULL TUBE
Memo: UNSPUN SPECIMEN MUST ARRIVE WITHIN 4 HOURS OF DRAW. Collect 1 full, light blue-top citrate tube. Avoid hemolysis. Gently invert tube to mix. Refrigerate specimen.



PTT-LA w/Reflex to Hexagonal Phase Confirmation

Test Code: 27
CPT: 85730
Preferred Specimen: LIGHT BLUE
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: FROZEN
Min-vol: 1 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Light Blue-top tube. Gently invert tube to mix. Immediately centrifuge Light Blue tube. Aliquot plasma into plastic transfer tube. Freeze specimen immediately.



Pumpkin Seed (f226) IgE

Test Code: 2886QN
CPT: 86003
Preferred Specimen: SST
Alternative Specimen: PLAIN RED
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 SST or 1 plain, red-top tube. Allow specimens to clot(30 minutes). Centrifuge SST tube within 60 minutes of draw. Avoid hemolysis. Aliquot serum into plastic, leak-proof transfer tube. Store specimen refrigerated.



Pyruvic Acid (Pyruvate)

Test Code: 195
CPT: 84210
Preferred Specimen: LAVENDER
Alternative Specimen:
Storage Temp: REFRIGERATE
Min-vol: 2 ml
Memo: Collect 1 Lavender-top tube. Avoid hemolysis.Gently invert tube to mix. Refrigerate specimen immediately.