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Test Code Iohex Base Iohexol

Important Note

Part of Iohexol GFR Powerplan. 

 

Additional Codes

Includes orders:

Iohexol, Baseline Level

Iohexol B1 Level

Iohexol B2 Level

Clinical System Name

Iohexol

Synonyms

Iohex Base

Iohex B1

Iohex B2

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Red, Gold Microtainer, Lt. Green/Lithium Heparin Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 1 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL

 

Note: Note draw times as Baseline, B1, or B2

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 8 C

Storage location: CPA refrigerator, FrigA rack. 

 

Note:

 

Off-site collection:  Spin blood.  Send serum/plasma refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp 24 h
  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen 1 y

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N T - F, day shift 1 - 4 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem West

Phone Number: (206) 987-2617

 

Reference Range

Expected Iohexol clearance results will be similar to the GFR and are reviewed by pharmacy.

 

 

Methodology

Method: HPLC

Analytical Volume: 0.150 mL serum or plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80299