Nitrous Oxide, Serum/Plasma Test (3214SP)

Nitrous Oxide, Serum/Plasma Test (3214SP)

Analysis Code 3214SP 
Test Name Nitrous Oxide, Serum/Plasma 
Test Includes Nitrous Oxide 
Purpose Therapeutic Drug Monitoring; Abuse Monitoring; This test is New York State approved. 
Category Anesthetic 
Method(s) Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
(GC/MS) 
Specimen Requirements 3 mL Serum or Plasma 
Transport Temperature Refrigerated 
Specimen Container NMS Labs has no experimental or literature-based data regarding the choice of specific specimen collection containers for this test. 
Special Handling Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed. 
Light Protection Required Not Required 
Stability Room Temperature: 1 day(s)
Refrigerated: 20 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined 
*Rejection Criteria Received Room Temperature. Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST). 
Day(s) Test Set-up / TAT [GC/MS] Thursday / 14 days 
Suggested CPT Code 84600 
**Minimum Volume 1.2 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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