Instructions: Centrifuge serum samples within 1 hour of collection
and transfer serum to sterile, plastic, screw-capped vial(s).
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Reported (Analytical Time)
The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party.
Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.
Specimen Requirements: 1 mL (0.5 mL minimum) serum Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Specimen Stability: Room temperature; Unaccepatable Reject Criteria: Unspun serum separator tubes (SST); unspun red-top tube (no gel) Methodology: Spectrophotometry