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Test Code Serine CSF Serine, CSF

Clinical System Name

Serine, CSF

Description

Quantitation of serine by ion exchange chromatography with post column derivatization

 

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Cerebral Spinal Fluid

Container(s): Sterile  Screw-Capped Container/ Tube/Syringe

Preferred Vol:  0.5 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.25 mL

 

 

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin:Y

Aliquot:Y

Temp:-20 C

Storage location: -20 C BCG  Box

 

Off-site collection: Spin, freeze and ship frozen.

Stability

Temperature Time
Room temp ≤ 24 hr
Refrigerated </=24 hrs
Frozen 1 month

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M-F 3 days

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Biochemical Genetics

Phone Number: 206-987-2216

 

 

Methodology

Method: Ion exchange chromatography with post column derivatization

Analytical Volume: 0.1 mL

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82131

Requisition

Biochemical Genetics Requisition

 

On the requisition include clinical information needed for appropriate interpretation.  (Age, gender, diet (e.g. TPN therapy), drug therapy and family history)

Reference Ranges

9 - 56 mcmol/L

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