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Test Code SEROT Serotonin

Collection Container

Red

Specimen Required

Serum

Specimen Volume

2 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

Special Handling Instructions

Specimen must be separated from cells within 30 minutes of
collection Freeze serum as soon as possible( within 24 hrs)

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 1 day, Refrigerated: 1 day, Frozen: 13
days

Reasons for Rejection

Serum not frozen within 1 day

Methodology

High-pressure liquid chromatography (HPLC) with electrochemical (EC) detection

Turnaround Time

3 – 6 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday – Friday

CPT Code

84260