Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (5/20/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

WBC Cystine

Tube Type

ACD Solution A

Test ID   LAB5905
CPT Code(s)   83789
Group/Individual Test   Group
Laboratory   Core Referral Testing
Tube Station   30
Specimen Routine: 8.5 mL blood/ACD Solution A/yellow top tube; see Comments for additional information
   Micro: 3 mL blood
Availability Routine: Reference Laboratory -  UCSD
Turnaround Time   2-3 weeks
Reference Range Normal: see separate report
Specimen must be collected Monday-Thursday right before medication dose (trough level), and received in laboratory by 2:45 pm.
Sample MUST BE REFRIGERATED within 1 hour of collection.

Reviewed by jcayless on December 06, 2021

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