Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83921
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Perfluorooctanoic Acid (as the linear isomer) FC-143 Component; PFOA High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL
Special Handling
Sample collection devices coated with PTFE/Teflon® and PVDF should be avoided because of potential specimen contamination.
Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA).
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
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: 21 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 12 month(s)
1 Perfluorooctanoic Acid (as the linear isomer) FC-143 Component; PFOA High Performance Liquid Chromatography/ Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) ng/mL 0.5 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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