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Test Compendium

5306: PREGNENOLONE, MS

Test Code

  • 5306

Test Synonym

  • Pregnenolone, LC/MS/MS

Minimum Volume

  • 2.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum Or Plasma

Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Green Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Storage

  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 7 days

CPT Codes

  • 84140
    *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

  • 2.5 mL SERUM OR PLASMA

Additional Information

  • Serum/plasma must be separated from cells and transferred to a plastic transport tube within 1 hour of collection. The specimen should be FROZEN immediately and maintained frozen until tested. 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: 4 hours REFRIGERATED: 2 days FROZEN: 2 years