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Lab Test Dictionary

OmegaCheck (92701)

Methodology

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


Synonyms

Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids; Cardio IQ Omega 3 and 6 Fatty Acids

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to Cleveland Heart Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Saturday

Standard TAT

5 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.1-0.5 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Fasting is preferred but not required.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=70 Days; Refrigerated=70 Days; Frozen=10 Weeks

Rejection Criteria

Lipemia

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

0.1 mL Whole Blood


CPT Codes

82542