Furosemide, Serum/Plasma [456X]

Test Code

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Minimum Volume
0.4 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in an: EDTA (lavender-top), or (pink-top) tube

Promptly centrifuge and separate serum or plasma into a plastic, preservative-free, screw capped vial using approved guidelines.

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial, preservative-free

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 2 years

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Polymer gel separation tube (SST® or PST)

High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues a.m.; Report available: 2 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
NMS Labs
200 Welsh Rd
Horsham, PA 19044

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.