Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
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PHYSICIAN INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Cyanide   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Cyanide
CPT Code: 82600

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type/Collection Container: Gray top (Potassium oxalate/Sodium Fluoride) tube: Whole Blood Call Centralized Core Lab (CCL) to obtain tube if necessary.

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Clotted or hemolyzed specimens

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab Performed: Mon, Wed, Fri

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Special Instructions: Keep container tightly capped. Days Performed: Mon-Sun No laboratory test is available to assess cyanide toxicity in a patient who is on nitroprusside therapy; this test should not be ordered when the patient is on nitroprusside.

TAT: 6-10 days


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

Additional Info: Reference range Normal: Non-smoker <0.025 mg/L Smoker average 0.41 mg/L Toxic: 1.0-3.0 mg/L

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

SHIP TO:
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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