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Test Code BSIAL Sialic Acid, Blood

Additional Codes

EMR Interface Order Code: 05715

Collection Container


Specimen Required

Heparin Whole Blood

Specimen Volume

10 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

2 mL

Special Handling Instructions

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

Transport Temperature

Room Temperature

Reasons for Rejection

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

Additional Information

A clinical history of the case must accompany the sample

CPT Code