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Test Code BLOD1630 Dexamethasone

Specimen Type/Requirements

Red top (Serum w/out gel) tube, Serum

 

Note:  Do not draw in gel barrier tubes.  Specimen drawn between 8am and 10am is preferred.

 

Test is affected by hemolysis and lipemia.  Test is not affected by icterus.

Stability/Transport

 Room Temperature     72 hours     
 Refrigerated     14 days     Preferred for transport   
 Frozen     90 days     

 

Methodology

Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Performing Lab

Quest Valencia refers to Quest San Juan Capistrano

CPT

80299

Specimen Volume

 Preferred Volume     0.85 mL   
 Minimum Volume     0.25 mL   

 

Report Available

2-10 days

Performed Test Frequency

Monday

Interface Build Information

SANFORD LABORATORY INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

 Result Code     Result Code Description   
 22328  Dexamethasone