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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
 Specimen Collection Procedures: