Method(s)
Colorimetry (C)
Suggested CPT Code(s)
83519
New York State Approval Status

Not Approved

Turnaround Time

17 days

Test Includes
1 Nitrate / Nitrite Colorimetry (C) umol/L 1000 Abused Substance

Sample Type
Blood
Requested Volume
1 mL
Minimum Volume
0.4 mL
Special Handling
Collect sample using alcohol free skin preparation.
Sample 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 sample submissions only.

Stability
Room Temperature: 30 day(s)
Refrigerated: 30 day(s)
Frozen (-20 °C): 30 day(s)

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.