Cholinesterase, Serum/Plasma Test (1256SP)
||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.
||Biological Marker (Exposure)
||Enzymatic Assay (EZA)
||1 mL Serum or Plasma
||Lavender top tube (EDTA)
||Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: 7 day(s)
Refrigerated: 7 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)
||Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[EZA] Friday / 1 day
|Suggested CPT Code
|Test Summary Sheet
*Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.
**Stated minimum volume allows for a single analysis. Repeat analysis will not be performed.