Coumadin [936Z]

Test Code
COUMADIN (S51389)

Quest Code
S51389

CPT Codes
80299

Preferred Specimen
3 mL plasma collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) tube

Minimum Volume
1.2 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube • Serum

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues, Thurs, Sat; Report available: 2-4 days

Report Available
2 to 4 Day(s)

Reference Range
   1.0-10.0 mcg/mL

Toxic range

     >10.0 mcg/mL
Detection limit

          0.1

mcg/mL


Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute Chantilly
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153-0841




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