Cholinesterase, RBCs Test (1256R)

Cholinesterase, RBCs Test (1256R)

Analysis Code 1256R 
Test Name Cholinesterase, RBCs 
Test Includes Cholinesterase 
Purpose For purposes of monitoring exposures to organophosphate and carbamate pesticides, testing both RBC and serum/plasma cholinesterase is recommended; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Biological Marker (Exposure) 
Method(s) Enzymatic Assay (EZA) 
Specimen Requirements 1 mL RBCs 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container Plastic container (preservative-free) 
Special Handling Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube. Promptly centrifuge and separate RBCs into a plastic screw capped vial within two hours of collection using approved guidelines. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s) 
*Rejection Criteria None 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [EZA] Thursday / 2 days 
Suggested CPT Code 82482 
**Minimum Volume 0.4 mL 
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*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.


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