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Test ID FSINS Sinemet, Serum


Specimen Required


Specimen Type: Serum

Collection Container/Tube: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). (Serum gel tube is not acceptable.) Spin down and send 1 mL of serum frozen in a preservative-free plastic vial. Specimen must be frozen immediately or results will be compromised.


Method Name

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Reporting Name

Sinemet, Serum

Specimen Type

Serum Red

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Red Frozen 6 days

Reference Values

Reporting limit determined each analysis.

 

Levodopa

 Units: mcg/mL 

 

Carbidopa

  Units: mcg/mL

Day(s) Performed

Monday - Sunday

Report Available

7 to 11 days

Performing Laboratory

NMS Labs

CPT Code Information

80299

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FSINS Sinemet, Serum Not Provided

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3535 Levodopa 9385-6
Z3536 Carbidopa 9328-6

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by NMS Labs. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.