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Lab Test Dictionary

Lysozyme (Muramidase) (619)

Methodology

Enzymatic


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

LAB01011

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

1 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 18 Days

Rejection Criteria

Plasma; Moderate hemolysis; Gross lipemia;

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Centrifuge serum specimens within 1 hour of collection. Delayed separation of the serum can result in spuriously high levels of lysozymes, presumably because of the breakdown of leukocytes.


CPT Codes

85549


Revised

07-23-17

Initials

SL