Lysozyme

Last Modified: 7/18/2016 8:27:16 AM


Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Centrifuge serum specimens within 1 hour of collection. 
Transfer serum to sterile, plastic, screw-capped vial(s). 
Freeze and ship frozen samples on dry ice.

Delayed separation of the serum can result in spuriously high levesl of lysozyme, presumably because of the breakdown of leukocytes.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 24 hours Ambient
15 days Refrigerated (Transport)
18 days Frozen (preferred)
Rejection Criteria: Ambient samples older than 24 hours; plasma collection in citrate or heparin; moderate to gross hmolysisi; grossly lipemic
Reference Range: 7.0 - 15.0 mcg/mL
Methodology: Enzymatic
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 3 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: MSOT
EPIC Test Code:
Send Out Test Code: 619
Alternate Test Names: Muramidase
CPT Coding: 85549

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