Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 15, 2019 @ 10:13 am

91242

Catecholamines, Plasma

Specimen:Collect:
  • Two Green Top (Li Heparin)

Also Acceptable:
  • Two Green Top (Na Heparin)
Submit:
  • 4 mL (Min:3 mL) Plasma . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Collect on ice.
  • Critical Frozen
  • Draw in a chilled tube, spin immediately, seperate, and freeze.
  • Separate aliquot required for each frozen test ordered
  • Patient should be calm and in a supine position for 30 minutes prior to collection.

Rejection Criteria:
  • EDTA plasma
  • Serum
  • Urine
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed:Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Reported:2-5 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 82384
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.
Components:
  • 93446 - DOPAMINE
  • 93447 - NOREPINEPHRINE
  • 93448 - EPINEPHRINE
  • 93449 - INTERPRETATION
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