Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 19, 2019 @ 9:13 am

91193

Pseudocholinesterase, Total

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 0.5 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 0.5 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Plasma . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • Plasma values are slightly lower than serum.

    Patient Prep: Specimen must be drawn prior to surgery or more than two days following surgery. Do not draw in recovery room.

    Specimen Preparation: Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 0.5 mL serum or plasma. (Min: 0.1 mL)

    Remarks: Plasma values are slightly lower than serum.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Hemolyzed specimens
Stability:Ambient: 4 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 1 Week(s); Frozen: 3 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative Enzymatic
Performed:Mon-Fri
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82480
Components:
  • 91193 - CHOLINEST., PLASMA
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