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Lab Test Dictionary

Cyanide, Blood (400)

Methodology

Colorimetric


Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

LAB00957

Lab Test Days

3 Days a week; A.M.

Standard TAT

3 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

10 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Green (Sodium Heparin)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in EDTA (lavender-top) or sodium fluoride (gray-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; Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

10 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Whole Blood


CPT Codes

82600


Revised

02-08-15

Initials

SL