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Test ID NBLD0478 Neurotransmitter Metabolites

Container Type

MNG collection kit
Each collection kit contains 5 microcentrifuge tubes.

Specimen Type/Requirements

CSF

Specimen Volume

Tube 1 – 0.5 mL

Tube 2 - 0.5 mL
Tube 3 – 1.0 mL (contains antioxidants necessary to protect the sample integrity)
Tube 4 – 1.0 mL
Tube 5 – 0.5 mL.

Stability

Room Temperature: NA
Refrigerate: NA
Frozen: Only

Interfering Substances

Hemolysis: NA
Lipemia: NA

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Instructions

Fill the tubes sequentially to the marked line on each tube.

 

Or collect entire sample into a single sterile tube, which is considered a pooled CSF sample.

 

Freeze immediately at -80 until shipping.

 

Submit a Medical Neurogenetic Request Form with sample. (see Resources)

Performed Test Frequency

Monday through Friday

Methodology

HPLC-Electrochemistry

Performing Lab

Medical Neurogenetics

Analytical Time

10 - 14 days

CPT

82542, 83497, 83150