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Test Code CannPanUM Cannabinoid Panel

Clinical System Name

Cannabinoid Panel

Synonyms

11-Hydroxy Delta-9 THC

Delta-9 Carboxy THC

Delta-9 THC

Description

This panel includes measurement of 11-Hydroxy Delta-9 THC, Delta-9 Carboxy THC, and Delta-9 THC.

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 6 mL

Minimum Vol: 1 mL

 

Note: Serum gel tube is not acceptable.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: SST/Serum separator unacceptable

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Aliquot 1.5 - 3 mL serum or plasma. Store specimen in CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum or plasma Room temp

30 d

  Refrigerated 30 d
  Frozen

3 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, set up at NMS Lab M - F 5 - 7 d

 

 

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

Department

Department:  

NMS Labs

3701 Welsh Road

Willow Grove, PA   19090-0437

 

Phone Number

(215) 657-4900

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

Methodology

Method: Multi-dimensional Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC-GC-GC/MS) 

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80349

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Cannabinoids Panel, Serum/Plasma Test

Reference Test Number:

0960SP

Instructions:

Send out on a cold pack Mon - Fri via Fed Ex (Saturday delivery ok).