Test Summary Sheet for:

Purpose
Exposure Monitoring
Method(s)
Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83921
New York State Approval Status

Approved

Turnaround Time

4 days

Test Includes
1 Formic Acid Formate Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 1.0 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

Specimen Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL
Special Handling
None
Specimen Container
Gray top tube (Sodium Fluoride / Potassium Oxalate)

Additional Collection Instructions

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated
Light Protection
Not Required
Rejection Criteria
Received Room Temperature. Royal Blue top tube glass (Trace metal-free; EDTA). Royal Blue top tube, plastic (Trace metal-free; EDTA). Pink top tube (EDTA). Royal Blue top tube (Trace metal-free; EDTA). Lavender top tube (EDTA).

Rejection criteria pertain to clinical specimen submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 day(s)
Refrigerated: 14 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 6 month(s)
1 Formic Acid Formate Gas Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry (GC/MS) mcg/mL 1.0 Environmental/Occupation Toxin

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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.