Cystine, Pl Univ of California

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: CYUCP UCSD

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Yellow Top (ACD Solution A) tube: Whole Blood

Collection Volume: 5.0 mL (minimum 2.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Yellow top with ACD Solution B is NOT acceptable.

Storage: Refrigerate within 1 hour of collection

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Intracellular Cystine Assay

Special Instructions: Special tube required. Do not Freeze. Collect and ship specimens Monday-Thursday by FedEx Priority Overnight on the same day the sample is collected.

Indicate Date and Time of last medication dose.

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 10 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 84999, 82131

Synonyms: -

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