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Test Catalog

Test ID: FMARI    
Cannabinoid Analysis, Whole Blood

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If the Cannabinoid Analysis, Whole Blood is positive, then the THC, GC/MS Confirmation (FMARR) will be performed at an additional charge.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Whole blood

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Draw blood in a purple-top (EDTA), green-top (sodium-heparin) or grey-top (NaF/oxalate) tube(s). Send 7 mL of whole blood refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

3 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis N/A
Lipemia N/A
Icterus N/A
Other N/A

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Whole bloodRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 180 days
 Ambient 72 hours