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Cholinesterases, Red Cell

Components

Name Method Department Units
Cholinesterases Quantitative Enzymatic
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Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

4 mL 4 mL
Alternate

Pink tube (EDTA)

6 mL 4 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 4 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Do not centrifuge
  • Do not freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Frozen specimen
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Heparinized specimens

Comments

Do not freeze.

CPT Code

  • 82482
  • 82480