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Bupivacaine, Serum/Plasma (0800SP)

Methodology

Gas Chromatography (GC)


Synonyms

Marcaine; Levobupivacaine; Sensorcaine

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

NMS Labs


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Standard TAT

5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=14 Days; Refrigerated=14 Days (Preferred); Frozen=6 Months

Rejection Criteria

Serum/plasma separator tubes (SST/PST)

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.4 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Complete a NMS Labs requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

80375


Revised

02-24-21

Initials

SL