Homocysteine, Total Plasma

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: HOM MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Purple top (EDTA) tube

Collection Volume: 2.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: -

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) Stable Isotope Dilution Analysis

Special Instructions: Please have patient fast a minimum of 4 hours prior to collection. Immediately place specimen on wet ice. Spin down and separate plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection.

OC Power Word: LHOMCYST

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 2 days

Additional Info: Reference range: <13 umol/L (fasting specimen only)

CPT Code: 83090

Synonyms: -

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