Purpose
Overexposure/Poisoning Determination; Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82542
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Naphthalene Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.02 Antihelmintic, Antiseptic

Test Also Known As
Naphthalin
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines. Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
Specimen Container
Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
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 Naphthalene Gas Chromatography (GC) mcg/mL 0.02 Antihelmintic, Antiseptic

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