CHOLINESTERASE, PLASMA/RBC PANEL

Mnemonic

RCHOL

Synonym

Insecticide Exposure Panel

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one 5.0 mL lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Do not spin or separate the sample. DO NOT FREEZE. Do not place whole blood directly on cool packs when shipping.

Preferred Volume

3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Frozen whole blood and hemolyzed samples, specimens collected in green (sodium or lithium heparin) top tubes

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

1-4 days

Method

Enzymatic

Referral Lab

ARUP (0020175)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

82480, 82482

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:03 AM