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Test Code CBD UM Cannabidiol, Serum/Plasma

Important Note

This test can only be ordered by Seattle Children's Neurology Department.  All other requests require approval from the hospital medical director.

Clinical System Name

Cannabidiol Level

Synonyms

Sativex® 

CBD

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Lavender/EDTA

Preferred Vol: 6.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 3.0 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 0.3 mL (minimum) - 1.0 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

14 d

  Refrigerated 30 d
  Frozen

6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - Su

5 - 7 d

 

This test is under management. It can be ordered only by neurologists. Orders outside of this use must be approved by the medical director or designee.

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

3701 Welsh Road

Willow Grove, PA 19090-0437

 

Phone Number: (215) 657-4900 or (800) 522-6671

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Interpretive report provided.

Methodology

Method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL Serum or Plasma

Limitations:

CPT Codes

80349

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

Cannabidiol, Serum/Plasma

Reference Test Number:

0962SP

Instructions:

Send Monday - Friday via FedEx Priority Overnight. NMS accepts Saturday deliveries.