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Test Compendium

2088: NICKEL, PLASMA

Test Code

  • 2088

Test Synonym

  • Ni, Plasma

Volume

  • 2 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 0.6 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Whole Blood Or Plasma

Container

  • Royal Blue Top- EDTA Additive, Metal Free Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Ambient

Turn Around Time

  • 5 days

CPT Codes

  • 83885
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2mL PLASMA in original Royal Blue-Top or plasma removed from royal-blue in a metal free transport tube.

Additional Information

  • Royal blue-top (EDTA) tube Submit original unopened tube or plasma removed from a royal-blue top tube in a metal free transport tube

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 14 days REFRIGERATED: 14 days FROZEN: 14 days