Phencyclidine, GC/MS, Serum

Test Code
9141

CPT Codes
83992 (HCPCS: G0480)

Preferred Specimen
5 mL serum collected in a no additive (royal blue-top) tube

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Whole blood collected in: no additive (royal blue-top) tube • Plasma collected in: EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Sat evening shift; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
None detected

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153




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