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Cyanide

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
CYAN MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Lavender (EDTA) tube: Whole Blood
Collection Volume:
1.0 mL (minimum 0.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
hemolyzed specimens
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to Mayo Medical Laboratory
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Special Instructions:
Days Performed: Mon-Sun
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
5-9 days
Additional Info:
Reference range Normal (unexposed population): Non-smoker: less than 0.025 mg/L Smoker: average 0.41 mg/L Exposed: Levels of less than 0.2 mg/L have been found to be non-toxic; however, levels of 0.5 to 1.0 mg/L have been associated with tachycardia and flushing. Toxic: Levels of 1.0 to 2.5 mg/L have been associated with obtundation, coma and respiratory depression with levels greater than 2.5 mg/L, and death with values greater than 3 mg/L.
CPT Code:
82600