Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination
Method(s)
Spectrophotometry (SP)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83050
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Methemoglobin MHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 1 Biological Marker (Exposure)

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Received Frozen.

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 6 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): Not Stable
1 Methemoglobin MHb Spectrophotometry (SP) %Saturation 1 Biological Marker (Exposure)

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