PSEUDOCHOLINESTERASE, DIBUCAINE INHIBITION

Synonym

Dibucaine Inhibition - Cholinesterase Inhibition

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum or Plasma, one gold (SST), green (sodium or lithium heparin) or lavender (EDTA) top tube

Handling

Allow sample to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. Sample must be drawn before surgery or more than 2 days following surgery. Do not draw in the recovery room.

Preferred Volume

1.00 mL

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Samples drawn in light blue (sodium citrate) or gray (oxalate/fluoride) top tubes, samples drawn during surgery or in recovery room, whole blood, unseparated and hemolyzed samples

Stability

Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

1-5 days

Method

Enzymatic

Referral Lab

ARUP (20159)

Reference Values

Reference Values

2,900-7,100 U/L

CPT Codes

82638, 82480

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:26 AM