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Lab Test Dictionary

Glutathione, Blood (GSH)

Methodology

Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)


Synonyms

Glutathione Synthase; Reduces Glutathione, Blood

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Mayo Medical Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

10-13 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-6 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

ACD Solution B (Yellow-Top) Tube

Collection Instructions

Immediately refrigerate. Do NOT place sample on direct ice as this could cause hemolysis. No sharing specimen with other tests.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-Only

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 20 Days (Preferred); Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis

Test Volume Required

6 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Immediately refrigerate. Do NOT place sample on direct ice as this could cause hemolysis. No sharing specimen with other tests. Order in Mayolink and send sample with Mayo courier Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

82978


Revised

1/4/24

Initials

SA