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Test Compendium

3031: COENZYME Q10, TOTAL

Test Code

  • 3031

Test Synonym

  • Coenzyme Q10

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Plasma

Container

  • Transfer Tube,Amber,Frozen Plasma, Amber Tube- Refrigerated

Storage

  • Frozen

CPT Codes

  • 82491
    *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

  • 1 mL Frozen Heparin PLASMA

Additional Information

  • Draw blood into chilled green-top tube. Gently invert five to six times to mix with preservatives. Keep unopened vacuum tube on ice before processing. Immediately separate plasma from red cells by centrifugation. Plasma must be separated from cells within 45 minutes of venipuncture. Transfer plasma specimen to a labeled amber transport tube and freeze on dry ice. PROTECT FROM LIGHT. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: REFRIGERATED: 3 days FROZEN: 14 days at -70(degrees)C