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Test Catalog

Test ID: CDP    
Chlordiazepoxide and Metabolite, Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum Red

Shipping Instructions

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

Supplies: Amber Frosted Tube, 5 mL (T192)

Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Amber vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Spin down within 2 hours of draw.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send 1 of the following forms with the specimen:

-Neurology Specialty Testing Client Test Request (T732)

-Therapeutics Test Request (T831)

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

0.3 mL

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

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK
Gross icterus OK

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
Serum RedRefrigerated (preferred)14 daysLIGHT PROTECTED
 Frozen 14 daysLIGHT PROTECTED
 Ambient 24 hoursLIGHT PROTECTED