Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82441
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Known Interference(s)
2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138) [GC-MS/MS]: 2,3,3',4,4',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 158); 2,3,3',4',5,6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 163); 2,3,3',4',5',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 164)
2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101) [GC-MS/MS]: 2,2',3,4,6'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 89)
2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52) [GC-MS/MS]: 2,3',5',6-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 73)
2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118) [GC-MS/MS]: 2,3,3',4,5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 106)
2,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66) [GC-MS/MS]: 3,3',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 80)
2,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 74) [GC-MS/MS]: 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 61)
Turnaround Time

5 days

Test Includes
1 2,4,4'-Trichlorobiphenyl (PCB 28) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 2,2',3,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 44) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3',5',6-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 73)
4 2,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 3,3',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 80)
5 2,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 74) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 61)
6 2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,2',3,4,6'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 89)
7 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3,3',4,5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 106)
8 2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.04 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3,3',4,4',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 158); 2,3,3',4',5,6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 163); 2,3,3',4',5',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 164)
9 2,2',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 153) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.08 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
10 2,3,3',4,4',5-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 156) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
11 2,2',3,4,4',5,5'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (PCB 180) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.08 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a polypropylene plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

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

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)
1 2,4,4'-Trichlorobiphenyl (PCB 28) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
2 2,2',3,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 44) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
3 2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3',5',6-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 73)
4 2,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 3,3',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 80)
5 2,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 74) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 61)
6 2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,2',3,4,6'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 89)
7 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.02 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3,3',4,5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 106)
8 2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.04 Environmental/Occupation Toxin 2,3,3',4,4',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 158); 2,3,3',4',5,6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 163); 2,3,3',4',5',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 164)
9 2,2',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 153) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.08 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
10 2,3,3',4,4',5-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 156) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.01 Environmental/Occupation Toxin
11 2,2',3,4,4',5,5'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (PCB 180) Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) mcg/L 0.08 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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