Royal Blue TopRed BulletTube Type
Test ID LAB5344
EPIC Order
CPT Code(s)   82491
Group/Individual Test   Individual
Laboratory   Core Laboratory - performed by: Special Chemistry Laboratory
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 5.0 mL blood/royal blue top tube/NO SST
  Micro: 1.0 mL blood/red top bullet

Room Temperature: 4 hrs

Off Site Collections:
Centrifuge sample; aliquot serum (min vol 200 µl serum)  & refrigerate within 4 hours of collection
Frozen, -20 °C, 14 days
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Ambient: Not acceptable
Availability Routine: Three times/week - Monday, Wednesday, Friday; Not available STAT
Turnaround Time   2 days
Reference Range   4.0-20.0 mcg/mL

Internal Reference Testing Specimen Handling Instructions:

Centrifuge, aliquot, refrigerate

Methodology: Liquid Chromatography Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Samples for Fluconazole testing must be received in the Core Laboratory by 1:00 pm on days of testing.  Samples received in lab after 1:00 pm will be held for the next run day.

Multiple test requests with same sample type will require additional volumes for testing. Pediatric microtainers ("bullets") available from Phlebotomy Services.

Reviewed by gloria_crawford on June 27, 2016

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514