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  • Pain Management Screen
    Includes opiates, oxycodone, methadone metabolite, and buprenorphine.
  • Pancreatic Amylase
    Useful For: Diagnosing acute pancreatitis. Pancreatic amylase is elevated in acute pancreatitis within 12 hours of onset and persists 3 to 4 days.
  • Pancreatic Elastase in Stool
    This assay allows the diagnosis or exclusion of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, which can be caused by chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, pancreatic tumor, choleli…
  • Pancreatic Elastase, Serum
    Serum Elastase, also called Pancreatopeptidase, is a protease present in pancreatic secretion with the unique ability to rapidly hydrolyze elastin.
  • Pancreatic Polypeptide
    Useful in detecting pancreatic endocrine tumors, and assessment of vagal nerve function following meal. Nonfasting state results in falsely elevated values.
  • Pancreatitis Genetic Panel
  • Pantothenic Acid (B-5)
    Mayo sends to Cambridge Biomedical Research Group. Not FDA cleared.
  • Pap (LBP) w/ Reflex High Risk HPV if results ASCUS
    If Pap results are ASCUS, HRHPV is performed.
  • PAP (Liquid Base pap)
  • Papaya IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Paper Wasp, IgE
  • Paprika IgE
    Allergy testing
  • Paracoccidioides Brasiliensis Ab
  • Parainfluenza Antibody, CF
    Single titers > or = 1:64 are indicative of recent infection. Titers of 1:8 to 1:32 may be indicative of either past or recent infection, since CF antibody levels persis…
  • Paraneoplastic AAB Eval S
    Useful For: Serological evaluation of patients who present with a subacute neurological disorder of undetermined etiology, especially those with known risk factors for ca…
  • Paraneoplastic AAB Eval, CSF
    Used as an aid in the dx of paraneoplastic neurological autoimmune disorders related to carcinoma of lung, breast, ovary, thymoma, or Hodgkin's lymphoma. Additional tests…
  • Parasite Acid Fast Stain
    Detection of Cryptosporidium, Cyclospora, Isopora.
  • Parasite Identification
    Specimen Type: Parasitic worms, insects, or mites Container/Tube: Sterile container (10% formalin or 70% alcohol may be added if appropriate specimen type) Specimen V…
  • Parasitic Exam, Fluid
    Useful For: Detection and identification of parasites: included are Giardia, Entamoeba histolytica (amoeba), helminth eggs, protozoa, larval worms, and segments (proglot…
  • Parechovirus RNA
  • Parietal Cell Ab, IgG
    Useful for evaluating patients suspected of having pernicious anemia or immune-mediated deficiency of vitamin B12 with or without megaloblastic anemia.
  • Paroxetine
    Steady-state serum concentrations associated with optimal response to paroxetine are in the range of 30 ng/mL to 90 ng/mL. The most common toxicities associated with exce…
  • Parrot Feather IgE
  • Parsley IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Partial CMT - Axonal only
    Detects deletions in CX32 (GJB1), and sequence variations in MPZ (P0), CX32 (GJB1), NFL, GDAP1, MFN2, LMNA, RAB7, GARS, and HSPB1 genes. Connexin32 (GJB1), MPZ and GDAP1 …
  • Parvovirus B19 Antibody, IgG, IgM
    The presence of IgM class antibodies indicates recent infection. The presence of IgG antibodies only is indicative of past exposure. Both IgG and IgM may be present at or…
  • Parvovirus B19 PCR, Fluid
    Interpretation: The presence of erythrovirus B19 DNA by PCR indicates infection with this virus. The absence of erythrovirus B19 DNA by PCR indicates the lack of infectio…
  • Parvovirus B19 PCR, Plasma
    Useful in diagnosis erythrovirus B19 (parvovirus) infection. B19, previously classified as a parvovirus, is now in the genus erythrovirus based on preferential replicatio…
  • PAS Stain
    French/American/British leukemia evaluation
  • Pathologist Review
  • Pathology Consultation
    Submit hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) and all special stains performed on the case. Include unstained slides and/or a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue block if it is a…
  • PBG Deaminase, Whole blood
    Useful For: Confirmation of a diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria and Diagnosis of acute intermittent porphyria during latent periods. Patient should abstain from a…
  • PCP GC/MS Confirmation
    Confirm PCP in urine following positive screen.
  • PDGFRB/TEL Translocation , FISH
    Useful For: Identifying patients with chronic myelomonocytic leukemia and other hematologic disorders who may be responsive to imatinib mesylate; Disease quantification b…
  • PDGFRB/TEL, FISH
    Test cannot be ordered individually
  • Peach IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Peanut IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pecan IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pediatric Allergy Scrn <3 yrs
    Allergy testing for egg white, wheat, soybeans, milk, Dust Mites IgE (D.F), plus total IGE.
  • Pediatric DHEA-S
    Useful for Diagnosis and differential diagnosis of hyperandrogenism for pediatric patients. Includes Tanner Stages.
  • Pediatric Food Allergy Panel
    Allergy testing for egg white, milk, wheat, soybean, codfish, peanut, and total IgE.
  • Pediatric VMA and HVA
    Useful For: Children, when a 24-hour collection is problematic; Screening for catecholamine-secreting tumors in children; Supporting a diagnosis of neuroblastoma; Monitor…
  • Pemoline (Cylert)
    Submission of the minimum volume (0.2ml) results in an elevated reporting limit and inability to repeat analysis.
  • Penicillin G IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Penicillin V IGE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Penicillium notatum IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pentobarbital
    Evaluate toxicity, abuse, therapeutic levels.
  • Pepper Cayenne IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pepper Jalapeno IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Peripheral Blood Smear Review
  • Peripheral Nerve Panel
  • Perphenazine
    Trough levels most reproducible.
  • pH by pH Paper, Fluid
  • pH Stool
  • Phencyclidine, Urine
  • Phenobarbital
    Monitor therapeutic level; evaluate toxicity. Phenobarbital is used to control seizures, to relieve anxiety, and is also used to prevent withdrawal symptoms in people who…
  • Phenosense HIV
    Intended for use only for patients with viral loads greater than or equal to 500 copies/mL. For best results, viral loads should be confirmed within two weeks prior to su…
  • Phenylalanine and Tyrosine, P
    Useful For: Evaluation of patients with hyperphenylalaninemia. Monitoring effectiveness of dietary therapy in patients with hyperphenylalaninemia. *This test is useful f…
  • Phenytoin
    Monitor therapeutic level; evaluate toxicity.
  • Phenytoin, Free and Total
    Monitor compliance, efficacy, and possible toxicity in situations associated with altered binding of phenytoin.
  • Phoma betae IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Phospholipase A2 Receptor Ab, S
    Useful for distinguishing primary from secondary membranous nephropathy
  • Phospholipid Ab IgA
    May be useful in the evaluation of patients with prolonged PTT and thrombotic tendency, including patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and recurrent spontaneous abo…
  • Phospholipid IgG
    Useful For: Evaluation of suspected cases of Antiphospholipid syndrome (APS). APS is an autoimmune disorder characterized by thromboses, complications of pregnancy, and c…
  • Phospholipid IgM
    The immunoassay for phospholipid antibodies does not distinguish between autoantibodies and antibodies produced in response to infectious agents or as epiphenomena follow…
  • Phospholipids, S
    Useful for First-order test in the diagnosis of lecithin-cholesterol acyltransferase deficiency. Reference values have not been established for patients that are less th…
  • Phosphorus
    Evaluate phosphorous metabolism and calcium/phosphorous balance.
  • Phosphorus Random Urine
    Evaluate calcium/phosphorous balance and nephrolithiasis.
  • Phosphorus Timed Urine
    Evaluate calcium/phosphorous balance and nephrolithiasis.
  • Pig Epithelium IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pigeon Breeders Disease Serology
    Useful for Evaluation of patients suspected of having hypersensitivity pneumonitis induced by exposure to pigeon droppings.
  • Pigeon Droppings IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pigeon Feathers IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pimozide Level
  • Pine Nut IgE
    Allergy testing
  • Pineapple, IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pinworm Exam
    Detect infestation with Enterobius vermicularis. May need to collect for 3 consecutive days to detect or rule out infestation. Do not use frosted scotch tape.
  • Pistachio IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • PKU Repeat
    This is for repeat PKU testing. Antibiotics may interfere.
  • Plasma Cell Assessment
    Useful for: Detecting peripheral blood involvement by plasma cell proliferative disorders Establishing the diagnosis of and determining prognosis for plasma cell proliferat…
  • Plasma Cell Prolif Disorder, FISH
    Useful For: Aiding in the diagnosis of new cases of multiple myeloma or other plasma cell proliferative disorders and Identifying prognostic markers based on the anomalie…
  • Plasma Cell Proliferation, Marrow
    Useful for: Establishing a diagnosis of a plasma cell proliferative disorder, Providing prognostic information for newly diagnosed multiple myeloma and other plasma cell pr…
  • Plasma Hemoglobin
    Plasma normally contains no free hemoglobin--i.e., no hemoglobin that is not contained in erythrocytes. Significant amounts of hemoglobin occur in plasma following hemoly…
  • Plasminogen Activator Inhib-1 Ag
    Useful for Identification of heredity elevation or deficiency of plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1; Determination of risk for veno-occlusive disease associated with …
  • Plasminogen Activity
    Plasminogen activity
  • Platelet Count
    Evaluate bleeding disorders, thrombocytopenia purpura, DIC, leukemia states, chemotherapy management.
  • Platelet Function P2Y12
  • Pleural Fluid PH
  • Plt Function Aspirin
  • Plum, IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • PM-Scl Antibody, ID
    PM-Scl Ab is detected in over 90% of pts with polymyositis and scleroderma overlap syndrome, but only in about 8% of all myositis patients and only 3% of all scleroderma …
  • PML/RARA Quantitative, PCR
    Useful for: Diagnosis of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL); Detection of residual or recurrent APL; Monitoring the level of promyelocytic leukemia/retinoic acid receptor…
  • Pneumocystis carinii FA
    Detect P. carinii
  • Pneumocystis PCR
    Preferred test for detection of Pneumocystis.
  • PNH PI-Linked Ag
    The assay is useful in screening or in confirming the diagnosis of PNH and in following those patients. It will detect the presence or absence of GPI-linked antigens on the…
  • Pomegranate IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Poppy Seed IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Pork IgE
    Testing for IgE antibodies may be useful to establish the diagnosis of an allergic disease and to define the allergens responsible for eliciting signs and symptoms.
  • Porphobilinogen
  • Porphobilinogen QN, Random Urine
    Useful For: First-line test for establishing a tentative diagnosis for acute neuropathic porphyria including acute intermittent porphyria (AIP), hereditary coproporphyria…
  • Porphyrin Evaluation Whole Blood
    If result is 80 additional testing will be reflexed and performed at additional charge. Useful for Diagnosis of erythropoietic protoporphyria and congenital erythropoiet…
  • Porphyrins Quant, Random Urine
    Preferred test during symptomatic periods for acute intermittent porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria, and variegate porphyria. Preferred test to begin assessment for con…
  • Porphyrins, Fractionation P
    Useful For: Differential diagnosis of porphyrias; Determining whether skin problems are related to an accumulation of porphyrins (renal failure porphyria, PCT, CEP, or EP…
  • Porphyrins, Plasma
    The porphyrias are a diverse group of disorders caused by defects in the biosynthesis of heme and characterized by accumulations of porphyrins and porphyrinogens in plasm…
  • Porphyrins, Quant, Urine
    Preferred screening test during symptomatic periods for acute intermittent porphyria, hereditary coproporphyria, and variegate porphyria. Preferred screening test to begi…
  • Porphyrins, Stool
    No laxatives or enemas within 24hrs of start of collection. No red meat or aspirin 3 days prior or during collection. Useful for Evaluation of persons with signs or sympt…
  • Potassium
    Evaluate electrolyte balance, hypertension, muscular weakness, mental confusion. Monitor patients on diuretic therapy, dialysis, or in renal failure.
  • Potassium Random Urine
    Evaluate electrolyte and acid-base balance.
  • Potassium Timed Urine
    Evaluate electrolyte and acid-base balance.
  • Potassium, Fluid
    Reference ranges not available for body fluid specimens. Physician must interpret results based upon origin of fluid and patient's clinical condition.
  • Prader Willi/Angelman Mol Analysis
    Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) is a congenital disorder characterized by a biphasic clinical course. Neonates with PWS are hypotonic, have a weak cry, and are poor feeders, …
  • Prealbumin
    Assess nutritional status; evaluate total parenteral nutrition.
  • Pregabalin
    Therapeutic and toxic ranges have not been established. Expected steady state pregabalin concentrations in patients taking recommended daily dosages: up to 10 ug/mL.
  • Pregnancy Screen, Serum
    Diagnose pregnancy.
  • Pregnancy Screen, Urine
    Diagnose pregnancy.
  • Pregnenolone
    Useful For: As an ancillary test for congenital adrenal hyperplasia, particularly in situations in which a diagnosis of 21-hydroxylase and 11-hydroxylase deficiency have …
  • Prekallikrein Assay
    Mayo sends to Esoterix Coagulation.
  • Premature Adrenarche Profile 2
  • Prenatal Aneuploidy Detection, FISH
    Useful For: Ruling out aneuploidy of chromosomes 13, 18, 21, X, and Y in a rapid, cost-efficient manner
  • Primidone
    Monitor therapeutic level; assess toxicity.
  • Procainamide and NAPA
    Monitor therapeutic level; assess toxicity.
  • Procalcitonin
  • Procollagen I Intact N-Terminal
    Useful for an aid in monitoring antiresporptive and anabolic therapy in patients with osteoporosis; an adjunct in the assessment of conditions associated with increased bon…
  • Progesterone
    Confirm occurrence of ovulation; evaluate placental function in pregnancy; workup of patients with adrenal or testicular tumors.
  • Proinsulin, P
    Useful For: As part of the diagnostic workup of suspected insulinoma; As part of the diagnostic workup of patients with suspected PC1/3 deficiency; As part of the diagnos…
  • Prolactin
    Evaluate pituitary tumors, amenorrhea, galactorrhea, infertility, and hypogonadism; monitor therapy of prolactin-producing tumors.
  • Prolactin, Pituitary Macroadenoma
    This test is not useful for initial patient assessment, order Prolactin (PROLC) as initial screening test. A pituitary adenoma should be identified by imaging studies pri…
  • Propafenone, Rhythmol
    Tocainide, mexiletine, flecainide, and propafenone are all class I antiarrhythmic agents whose dominant cardiac effect is to reduce the rate of rise of the action potenti…
  • Properdin Factor B
    Mayo sends this to National Jewish Health. Test code FBL. Non interfaced.
  • Propoxyphene Confirmation
    Confirm propoxyphene in urine following positive screening test.
  • Propoxyphene, Serum
  • Propoxyphene, Urine
  • Prostaglandin D2
    Prostaglandins are fatty acids derived from arachidonic acid metabolism. They are closely related to the Thromboxanes and Leukotrienes.
  • Prostaglandin E2, 24 hr Urine
    Research use only. Patient should not take aspirin, indomethacin, or anti-inflamatories for at least 48 hrs prior to test.
  • Prostatic Acid Phos
    Predicting recurrance after radical prostatectomy for clinically localized prostrate cancer & following response to androgen ablation therapy when used with PSA.
  • Protein
    Evaluate nutritional status, liver function; diagnose nephrotic syndromes, malabsorption, and neoplasia.
  • Protein C Activity
    Initial evaluation of patients suspected of having congenital protein C deficiency. Specimen is stable 2 weeks frozen.
  • Protein C Antigen
    Useful For: Differentiating congenital Type I protein C deficiency from Type II deficiency. Values
  • Protein Electrophoresis, Serum
    Detect monoclonal gammopathies; evaluate serum protein and nutritional status; work-up liver disease.
  • Protein electrophoresis, Urine
    Evaluate patients with known or suspected myeloma, macroglobulinemia of Waldenstrom; lymphoma, amyloidosis, or with monoclonal protein in serum.
  • Protein Random Urine
    Evaluate proteinuria
  • Protein S Activity
    Useful For: Second-order testing for diagnosis of congenital or acquired protein S deficiency for example, as an adjunct to initial testing based on results of protein S …
  • Protein S Ag, Free
    Useful For: Investigation of patients with a history of thrombosis.
  • Protein Timed Urine
    Evaluate proteinuria
  • Protein, CSF
    Nonspecific but reliable indicator of central nervous system pathology.
  • Protein, Fluid
    Evaluate effusions, diagnose transudate versus exudate.
  • Protein/Creatinine Ratio, Urine
  • Proteinase 3 Ab
    Used in Evaluating patients suspected of having Wegener granulomatosis (WG); Distinguishing between WG and other vasculitis forms. May be used to follow treatment of MPA.
  • Prothrombin Fragment 1+2
    Pre-analytical conditions such as a difficult draw may spuriously increase test results.
  • Prothrombin G20210A Mutation, B
    For those individuals with a family history of thrombophilia who have experienced at least one episode of deep venous thrombosis, but who are not APC Resistant. 18% with …
  • Prothrombin G20210A Mutation, B
    For those individuals with a family history of thrombophilia who have experienced at least one episode of deep venous thrombosis, but who are not APC Resistant. 18% with …
  • Protime (INR)
    Evaluate extrinsic coagulation system; aid in screening for congenital deficiencies of factors II, V, VII, X; Deficiency of prothrombin; dysfibrinogenemia; heparin effect…
  • Protoporphyrins Eval
  • Protoporphyrins, Fractionation Washed RBCs
    Useful For: Establishing a biochemical diagnosis of erythropoietic protoporphyria;Differential diagnosis of chronic intoxication from exposure to a variety of causes incl…
  • Protoporphyrins, Fractionation Whole Blood
    Useful For: Establishing a biochemical diagnosis of erythropoietic protoporphyria;Differential diagnosis of chronic intoxication from exposure to a variety of causes incl…
  • PRSS1 Gene, Full Gene Analysis
    Useful in confirming or ruling out diagnosis of hereditary pancreatitis in patients with chronic pancreatitis. Must arrive at Mayo within 96 hrs of collection.
  • PSA
    Monitoring patients with history of prostate cancer.
  • PSA Reflex
    Monitoring patients with history of prostate cancer. NOTE: if total PSA is 4.1-10.0ng/ml, a Free PSA will be performed.
  • PSA, Ultrasensitive
    According to the American Urological Association, Serum PSA should decrease and remain at undetectable levels after radical prostatectomy. The AUA defines biochemical rec…
  • Pseudocholinesterase
    Useful for: Monitoring exposure to organophosphorus insecticides, Monitoring patients with liver disease, particularly those undergoing liver transplantation, Identifying…
  • Pseudocholinesterase Dibucaine Inhibition
    Useful for identifying patients who are homozygous for atypical gene and have low levels of PCHE not inhibited by dibucaine, or heterozygous with lo PCHE and varying leve…
  • PT Mixing Study
    Distinguish between circulating anticoagulants and factor deficiencies. Stable 2 weeks frozen.
  • PTH (Parathyroid Hormone)
    Evaluate abnormalities of the parathyroid gland.
  • PTH-Related Peptide
    Useful for Diagnostic work-up of patients with suspected hypercalcemia of malignancy; Diagnostic work-up of patients with hypercalcemia of unknown origin.
  • PTH, Fine-Needle Aspiration Biopsy
    Useful An adjunct to cytology examination of fine-needle aspiration specimens to confirm or exclude presence of parathyroid tissue in the biopsied area.
  • PTT
    Evaluate intrinsic coagulation system; monitor heparin therapy. Stable 2 weeks frozen.
  • PTT Mixing Study
    Distinguish between circulating anticoagulants and factor deficiencies. Stable frozen for 2 weeks.
  • PTT/PT (INR)
    Stable 2 weeks frozen.
  • Pyridoxal 5-Phosphate (B6)
    Useful for determining the overall success of a vitamin B6 supplement program; diagnosis and evaluation of hypophosphatasia; Determining vitamin B6 status, including in p…
  • Pyruvate Kinase, RBC
    Useful For: Work-up of cases of nonspherocytic hemolytic anemia; Investigating families with PK deficiency to determine inheritance pattern and for genetic counseling.
  • Pyruvic Acid
    Check expiration date on special tubes. Call Mayo to order. An elevated L/P ratio may indicate inherited disorders of the electron transport chain, while a disproportion…
  • Pyruvic Acid, CSF
    Useful For: Investigating possible disorders of mitochondrial metabolism, when used in conjunction with cerebrospinal fluid lactate collected at the same time to determin…

 

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