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Lab Test Dictionary

Thiocyanate, Serum (879X)

Methodology

Colorimetric


Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly


Epic ID

LAB01067

Lab Test Days

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Standard TAT

5-8 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-6 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 72 Hours; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Test Volume Required

3 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Separate serum or plasma within 1 hour of collection.


CPT Codes

84430


Revised

02-25-18

Initials

SL