LSD, Serum Confirmation


Sunquest Code:LSD  
Epic Code:LAB3593Epic Name:LSD Blood
Synonyms:Lysergic Acid Diethylamide; Lysergamide; LSD Confirmation, Serum
Methodology:Liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Code:80323
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 5 days.
Special Instructions:Complete Chain of Custody forensic form.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:8.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel) protect from light (Green (sodium or lithium heparin, no gel) protect from light)
Causes for Rejection:Results may be altered if collected in gel tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 5 mL, 4 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator. Protect from light.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:276


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