Methane, Serum/Plasma Test (9325SP)
||Identification and Quantitation by GC/MS; This test is New York State approved.
||Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
||3 mL Serum or Plasma
||NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test.
||Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
|Light Protection Required
||Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 20 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
||Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).
|Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT
||[GC/MS] Thursday / 14 days
|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.