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Test Code ACETAZOLAM Acetazolamide

Clinical System Name

Acetazolamide Level

Synonyms

Acetazolamide Level
Diamox

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s):Red or Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 2 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.4 mL

 

Note: Do not use serum separator tubes (no Gold SSTs).

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Serum separators are unacceptable

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location:Store specimen in CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or plasma Room temp

15 d

  Refrigerated 30 d
  Frozen

30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, set up at NMS Lab 3x/week 3 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

Department

Department:  

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number

(800) 553-5445

Reference Range

 

  uG/mL
Therapeutic 10 - 15
Toxic 20 or greater

 

Methodology

Method: HPLC

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80375

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Acetazolamide, Serum or Plasma

Reference Test Number:

4744X

Instructions:

Send out Mon - Fri with the Quest courier.Quest forwards to NMS Labs.