CPT Code: 80302|
Specimen Type: Blood
Tube Type/Collection Container: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube or Green top (heparin) tube
Collection Volume: 0.4 mL (minimum 0.2 mL)
Cause for rejection: Hemolysis
Availability: Daily, 24 hours; STAT
Special Instructions: For therapeutic monitoring, draw peak levels 1 hour post-oral ingestion and trough levels immediately prior to next dose. Please indicate whether the specimen is a peak, trough, or random level.
TAT: 1 hour
Additional Info: Reference range:
Therapeutic 0-30 mg/dL
Toxic > 30 mg/dL
Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Ingrid Hershey, Laboratory Administrative Director, at 330-543-8721.
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308