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MYCOPHENOLIC ACID

Test Name  MYCOPHENOLIC ACID 
Mnemonic  MYCOPH 
Lab Order Code   
CPT   83789 
Department  Send-Out 
Container  PLASTIC SCREW-CAP VIAL 
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Handling  1 ML SERUM COLLECTED IN A RED-TOP TUBE (NO GEL) INSTRUCTIONS: COLLECT BLOOD IN A PLAIN RED-TOP EVACUATED TUBE. ALLOW BLOOD TO CLOT AT 15-28 C FOR 20-30 MIN. CENTRIFUGE AT 20-25 C (2500-2800 RPM, 800-1000 G) FOR 8-10 MIN. TRANSFER SERUM TO POLYPROPYLENE OR POLYETHYLENE TRANSPORT TUBE. SHIP REFRIGERATED (2 TO 8 DEGREES C). SAMPLES LEFT AT ROOM TEMPERATURE FOR MORE THAN 3 DAYS ARE UNACCEPTABLE. PLASMA: COLLECT BLOOD IN LAVENDER-TOP EVACUATED TUBE. SEPARATE CELLS BY CENTRIFUGE AT 20-25 C (2500-2800 RPM, 800-1000 G) FOR 8-10 MIN. TRANSFER PLASMA OR POLYPROPYLENE OR POLYETHYLENE TRANSPORT TUBE. SHIP REFRIGERATED (2 TO 8 DEGREES C). SAMPLES LEFT AT ROOM TEMPERATURE FOR MORE THAN 3 DAYS ARE UNACCEPTABLE. OPTIMUM TIME TO COLLECT SAMPLE: 0.5 TO 1 HR. BEFORE NEXT DOSE (TROUGH) AT STEADY STATE (3-5 DAYS AFTER TREATMENT WITH ORAL DOSES)., 0.5 ML, REFRIGERATED (COLD PACKS),Refrigerated: 14 days, Frozen: 60 days  
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Component  MYCOPHENOLIC ACID, MPA GLUCURONIDE  
Methodology  LIQUID CHROMATOGRAPHY TANDEM MASS SPECTROMETRY (LC/MS/MS) 
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Note  Set-Up: MONDAY - SATURDAY 
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Referred Lab  Quest 
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