State Metabolic Screen

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: NBSCN OHIO

Specimen Type: Blood

Collection Volume: Five blood soaked areas on special filter paper

Cause for rejection: Clotted; filter paper not thoroughly saturated

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Sent to reference lab

Methodology: Tandem Mass Spectrophotometry/ Isoelectric Focusing/ Wallac

Special Instructions: Allow a large drop of blood to fall on filter paper, soaking through to opposite side.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 7-21 days

Additional Info: Reference range is available on patient report

CPT Code: 84030

Synonyms: Phenylketonuria

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