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Cyanide

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:
2.5 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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