Carotene

Last Modified: 2/13/2019 3:06:23 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation: 12 hours Fasting
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Serum from a SST Gold Top Tube in an Amber Vial
Collection Instructions: Protect from light
Minimum Volume: 0.7 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 3 days Ambient
6 days Refrigerated (Preferred)
1 year Frozen
Reference Range: 9 months to 6 years: 5 - 80 ug/dL
7 years to 17 years: 9 -  190 ug/dL 
Male > 17 years: 4 - 51 ug/dL
Female > 17 years: 6 - 77 ug/dL
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: High Perfomance Liquid Chromotography
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 3 to 6 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: CAROT
EPIC Test Code: LAB702
Send Out Test Code: 0722 / 311X
Alternate Test Names: Beta-Carotene
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 82380

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