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765: Pyruvic Acid (pyruvate), Blood Print View
Pyruvic Acid (Pyruvate), Blood ENZ    mg/dL 

PRIMARY
1 Filtrate 4.5 (2) mL   Frozen - 3 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Collect 4 mL whole blood EDTA (lavender-top), sodium or
lithium heparin (green-top), or fluoride oxalate (gray-top) tube and
immediately mix with 4 mL ice cold 7% or 8% Perchloric Acid. Let
mixture stand for 10 minutes; then, centrifuge. Separate and submit
4.5 mL supernatant fluid for assay, refrigerated 2-8 degrees C.
Transport refrigerated (cold packs). Please specify on the request
form volumes of blood and Perchloric Acid used.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
84210

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.

Notes
Specimen Requirements: 4.5 mL (2 mL minumum) Protein-free Filtrate
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Methodology: Enzymatic






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