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Test Code SEROT Serotonin

Collection Container

Red

Specimen Required

Serum

Special Handling Instructions

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

Specimen Volume

2 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

1 mL

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

Days and Times Performed

Monday - Friday

Turnaround Time

3 - 6 days

CPT Code

84260

EMR Interface Order Code

09150