Test Code

CPT Codes
82542<br /> **This test is not available for Florida, New York, or Rhode Island patient testing**

Preferred Specimen
1 mL frozen plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Frozen plasma collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Indefinitely

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Whole blood

Gas Chromatography Mass Spectrometry (GCMS)

Setup Schedule
Set up: As received; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.