Quinidin, Serum / Plasma

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Test Code

Alias/See Also

CPT Codes

Preferred Specimen
1 mL Serum or Plasma, see instructions

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL Serum or Plasma

Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (K2EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.

Transport Container
Pour off tube

Transport Temperature

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature: 30 days
Refrigerated: 30 days
Frozen: 24 months

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

High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Setup Schedule

Report Available
8 days

Clinical Significance
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring

Performing Laboratory
NMS Labs
3701 Welsh Road
Willow Grove, PA 19090-2910

Last Updated: August 4, 2022

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.