Acyclovir


Abbrev Code:ACYCL   
Order Code:LAB1207Order Name:Acyclovir, Serum or Plamsa
Synonyms:Zovirax
Methodology:Quantitative high performance liquid chromatography/Tandem mass spectrometry
CPT Codes: 80375 x1, 80375 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 8-11 days.
Compliance:

Performed by a non-ARUP laboratory.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA)
Causes for Rejection:Collected in gel tube.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours. Aliquot 1 mL, 0.2 mL minimum, serum or plasma. Store in refrigerator.

Test is not performed by ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:1 month at room temperature or refrigerated; 4 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:0091328


Interpretive

Reference Range:By report.


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