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Test ID: AMMOV

Ammonia

  • CPT Code: 82140
  • LOINC: 16362-6
  • Specimen Type: EDTA PLASMA
  • Frequency: Setup: Daily; TAT 4 hrs
  • Instructions: Lav EDTA tube. Place on ice immediately after draw. Centrifuge & test within 20 min. of collection. FRZ plasma if testing delayed >20 min. Hemolysis unacceptable.
  • Text: Should not be a shared specimen. Mark STAT if not frozen. Freeze plasma if testing delayed more than 20 minutes. Liver function test. Useful in the diagnosis of Reye's syndrome and urea cycle deficiencies.
  • Methodology: ENZYMATIC

 

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