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Test Code LAB1099 Thiocyanate, serum

Additional Codes

Mayo Test Code: FFTIO

Reporting Name

Thiocyanate, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Medtox Laboratories, Inc.

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a green-top (sodium heparin) tube(s), plasma gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL sodium heparin plasma refrigerated in plastic vial.

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube is not acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated in plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.50 mL Does not allow for repeat testing

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  72 hours

Reference Values

Toxic Thiocyanate concentrations: Greater than 10 mg/dL

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

CPT Code Information

84430

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FFTIO Thiocyanate, Serum 3002-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3316 Thiocyanate 3002-3

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross Reject

Thawing

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

Anticoagulants other than Sodium heparin, EDTA, plain red-top

Method Name

Spectrophotometry (SPEC)

Secondary ID

57708