Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography (GC)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
82441
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 DDE DDT Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) ppb 1 Pesticide
2 DDT Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppb 1 Pesticide
3 DDD DDT Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) ppb 1 Pesticide

Test Also Known As
Chlorophenothane; Pentachlorin; Rothane
Specimen Type
Serum or Plasma
Requested Volume
3 mL
Minimum Volume
1.2 mL
Special Handling
Serum: Collect sample in Red top tube
Plasma: Collect sample in Lavender top tube (EDTA).
Promptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Specimen Container
Plastic container (preservative-free)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Polymer gel separation tube (SST or PST).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 5 month(s)
1 DDE DDT Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) ppb 1 Pesticide
2 DDT Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane Gas Chromatography (GC) ppb 1 Pesticide
3 DDD DDT Metabolite Gas Chromatography (GC) ppb 1 Pesticide

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