Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Identification and Quantitation
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
84600
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

8 days

Test Includes
1 1,1-Difluoroethane Freon 152a Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant
2 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane Dymel 134a; Genetron 134; HFC-134a; norflurane; R134a; Suva 134a; tetrafluoroethane Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant

Test Also Known As
DFE; Dust off; TFE
Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
2 mL
Minimum Volume
0.7 mL
Special Handling
Ensure that container remains tightly sealed.
Specimen Container
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate), Lavender top tube (EDTA)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
None

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 14 day(s)
1 1,1-Difluoroethane Freon 152a Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant
2 1,1,1,2-Tetrafluoroethane Dymel 134a; Genetron 134; HFC-134a; norflurane; R134a; Suva 134a; tetrafluoroethane Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 0.14 Inhalant

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LOINC® Information

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA Guidelines and are for informational purposes only. NMS Labs Does not assume responsibility for billing errors due to Reliance on the CPT Codes listed in this document.

*The information contained in this document represents database configurations, as they will appear on the effective date listed above.