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Test Code MISC1WARDEORGPA Organic Acid - Plasma

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

ORGPA

Refer To

Warde Laboratory

Primary Collection Container

Green (Sodium Heparin)

Transport

Plasma frozen

Preferred Transport Temperature

Frozen

Processing

Centrifuge and separate plasma from cells within 1 hour of collection.

Send 3.0 mL plasma.

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable

Refrigerated: Unacceptable

Frozen: 1 month

Minimum Testing Volume

2.0 mL

Reference Range

By report

Methodology

Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Tuesday

Reported

6-18 days

CPT Codes

83918

Additional Information

Urine is the preferred sample type to screen for metabolic disorders.