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POLYCHLORINATED BIPHENYLS (PCB) PANEL, CONGENERS, SERUM OR PLASMA

Mnemonic

POLYBCON

Synonym

PCB - PCB'S

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one plain red top or lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an aliquot tube

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.7 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tubes

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Reported

7 - 14 days

Method

Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (2013230)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82441

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:32 AM


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