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Lab Test Dictionary

Creatine and Guanidinoacetate Determination Plasma (13601L)

Methodology

Tandem Mass Spectroscopy


Synonyms

Guanidinoacetate w/ Creatine

Specimen Type

Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to Baylor


Epic ID

LAB4118

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

10 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Dark Green (Sodium Heparin)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Frozen-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 7 Days

Test Volume Required

2 mL Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Plasma


CPT Codes

82542


Revised

02-05-19

Initials

SL