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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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