Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: CYAN CLEVE

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: 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.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 6-10 days

Additional Info: Reference range

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

CPT Code: 82600

Synonyms: -

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