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Test Code BSIAL Sialic Acid, Blood

Additional Information

A clinical history of the case must accompany the sample

Collection Container


Specimen Required

Heparin Whole Blood

Special Handling Instructions

Collect samples Monday - Thursday. Sample must arrive in Chemistry lab by 2 pm.

Specimen Volume

10 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

2 mL

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Reasons for Rejection

Specimen spun, not protected from extremes in temperature, not received within 24 hours of collection.

CPT Code


EMR Interface Order Code