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Serotonin

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
SEROT MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
6.5 mL (minimum 3.0 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Special Instructions:
Patient should be off of medications that may affect serotonin concentrations including lithium, monoamine oxidase inhibitors, methyldopa, morphine, and reserpine. Centrifuge as soon as blood has clotted and aliquot into plastic vial. Days Performed: Mon, Wed, Fri
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
4-6 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: < or = 230 ng/mL
CPT Code:
84260
Synonyms:
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