Purpose
Exposure Monitoring Results when ordering this test code will be based upon a single analysis only. If confirmation testing by mass spectrometry is required please contact the laboratory.
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
80323
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 Strychnine Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Poison

Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
5 mL
Minimum Volume
2.2 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
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 Strychnine Gas Chromatography (GC) ng/mL 20 Poison

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