Synonyms: Polychlorinated Biphenyls, Congeners; Aroclors; PCB Exposure Profile, Plasma; Polychlorinated Biphenyls Profile, Plasma
Computer Code: (RPCB)
Specimen Collection: 5 mL blood (red top tube). Send to special chemistry immediately. No gel-barrier tubes.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, refrigerate. Min1 mL serum. Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: Send Out
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 9 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82441 + 82542 if confirmation performed
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII