CYANIDE

Mnemonic

CYAN

Synonym

Nitropruside therapy

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA) top tube

Preferred Volume

4.0 mL

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

If minimum volume is not met, call the laboratory to find out if the test can be performed.

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Colorimetry

Referral Lab

Legacy Laboratory Services

Reference Values

Therapeutic Range

Normal: <0.02 µg/mL
During Nitroprusside Therapy: 0.05-0.5 µg/mL

Toxic Levels

>1.0 µg/mL

CPT Codes

82600

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:06 AM