Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Cyanide

Test Name: Cyanide
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: 4 mL Lavender or Royal Blue top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume required for testing is 4 mL.

Collect EDTA whole blood in contaminant-free tube.

Send in metal-free polypropylene vial.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: As required
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
25 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range: < 5 µmol/L
Effective Date: 2005-07-01
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Clearly write "CYANIDE" on the tube labels and requisition.
Comments: Referred out Monday - Thursday
Method of Analysis:  
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment:  
System Codes: 
Cerner
GENX-then specify test
 
Referred To: Hospitals In-Common Laboratory Inc.

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