Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 3, 2024 @ 10:13 am

91242

Catecholamines, Plasma

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

Also Acceptable:
  • Two Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • Two Lavender (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 3 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 3 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
  • 3 mL (Min:1 mL) Plasma in Standard Transport Tube. 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 seated for 15 minutes prior to collection.

Rejection Criteria:
  • Serum
  • Urine
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatoqraphy-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed:Sun-Sat
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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