Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82542
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Known Interference(s)
Metribuzin [GC]: Caffeine
Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Atrazine Primatol A Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide
2 Cyanazine Bladex Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide
3 Metribuzin Sencor Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide Caffeine
4 Propazine Gesamil Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide
5 Simazine Princep Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide

Test Also Known As
Aquazine; Gesatop; Lexone; Simadex
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA) or Pink top tube.
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Frozen
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Undetermined
Refrigerated: Undetermined
Frozen (-20 °C): Undetermined
1 Atrazine Primatol A Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide
2 Cyanazine Bladex Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide
3 Metribuzin Sencor Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide Caffeine
4 Propazine Gesamil Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide
5 Simazine Princep Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Herbicide

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