5' Nucleotidase : 1015356

Test Code
5NUCQ or 1015356

CPT Codes
83915

Instructions
Plain red.

Transport Container
Centrifuge plain red and aliquot 1 mL (Min: 0.2 mL) serum into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Methodology
Colorimetric, Kinetic

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Friday

Report Available
2-4 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
0-10 U/L

Clinical Significance
Increased enzyme levels in sera are associated with certain forms of liver disease, such as intra- or extra-hepatic obstruction and particularly in cases of hepatic carcinoma.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



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