UR Tricyclics Rapid Screen

Message
Frozen specimens must be thawed and mixed thoroughly prior to analysis. No additives or preservatives are required.

Test Code
UTCA2

Preferred Specimen
0.1 mL Plastic (i.e. polypropylene,polyethylene) or glass container

Instructions
"Turbid samples should be centrifuged before analysis. Spec. should be within th pH range of 5-8. Adjust with 1N HCl/NaOH
Testing Frequency: Performed as ordered"

Transport Container
Urine 1 Aliq

Transport Temperature
Frozen if storage longer than 24 hours is required

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Stability: 24 hours refrigerated

Clinical Significance
"Expected Value(s):
Neg: <1000"



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.