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Test name:

Homocysteine

   
Test code: HCYS
   
Order code: BLOD0579
   
CPT: 83090
   
Specimen type: Serum or plasma
   
Container: Serum (red) gel or lithium heparin (green) gel
   
Specimen volume: 0.5 mL
   
Instructions: Collect on ice; centrifuge within 1 hour.
   
Note: Stable 7 days at 4-8 C
   
Transport: Refrigerated
   
Specimen minimum
volume:
0.5 mL
   
Performed: Daily (Monday—Sunday)
Reference value: <15 Umol/L
   
Method: Enzymatic assay
   

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