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Test Code PChEDN Pseudocholinesterase, Dibucaine Inhibition

Clinical System Name

Pseudocholinesterase, Dibucaine Inhibition

Synonyms

Cholinesterase
Dibucaine
Dibucaine Inhibition
Pseudocholinesterase

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s):  Gold SST or Red or Gold Microtainers

Preferred Vol: 1 mL

Minimum Vol:  0.5 mL

 

Note: Specimen must be drawn prior to surgery or more than two days following surgery. Do not draw in recovery room.

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: whole blood is unacceptable.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location:  Spin blood, separate within 2 hours. Place sample in the CPA refrigerator send outs rack

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood, separate within 2 hours

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

4 h

  Refrigerated 1 w
  Frozen

3 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily, performed M - F 2 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108-1221

 

Phone Number: (800) 522-2787

Department

Department:  Send Outs
 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

 

Component Interval
Phenotype Interpretive report provided
Pseudocholinesterase, Total 2900 - 7100 U/mL

 

Methodology

Method: Enzymatic

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82480

82638

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Pseudocholinesterase, Dibucaine Inhibition
Reference Test Number:

0020159

Instructions:

Send out M - F with ARUP courier.