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Pseudocholinesterase, Total

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous Test

Synonyms

Cholinesterase (Pseudo), Total

Cholinesterase, Serum or Plasma

Serum Cholinesterase (Pseudochol)

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST, Red, Gold Microtainer, Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 1.0 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 on clot. Hemolyzed specimens.

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Spin blood, separate within two hours. Place sample in the CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin blood, separate within two hours.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

4 h

  Refrigerated 1 w
  Frozen

3 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F 1 - 4 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

2900 - 7100 U/L

 

Methodology

Method: Quantitative Enzymatic

Analytical Volume: 0.1 mL Serum or Plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

82480

 

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Pseudocolinesterase, Total
Reference Test Number:

0020167

Instructions:

Send out Monday - Friday with the ARUP courier.