Synonyms: 5-HT; 5-Hydroxytryptamine
Computer Code: (RSRTN)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (red top tube). Send to special chemistry immediately.
Minimum Volume: 2 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge, remove serum, freeze. Min 1 mL serum. Separate serum from cells within 30 minutes of collection.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: Send Out
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency:
Routine TAT: 7 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 84260
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII