Pseudoephedrine, Blood

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Pseudoephedrine Level
Methodology:Gas chromatography/electron capture detection
CPT Codes: 80324 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 7 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.6 mL
Container:Red (no gel) protect from light
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, no gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel) protect from light
Collection Instructions:Trough levels are most reproducible.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Aliquot 3 mL, 1.2 mL minimum. Protect from light. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:For storage beyond 3 days, specimen should be refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (MedTox)
Referral Lab number:111


Reference Range:200-800 ng/mL

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