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Test Code IMMB CARDIAC /CATH MB

Specimen Tube Description

MUSTARD (UMA)

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Required

1 ml serum or 1 ml plasma (Lithium Hep)

Specimen Preparation

Spin and separate within 2 hours of collection

Specimen Stability Information

Ambien 4 hrs ONLY, refrig 5 days, frozen 4 weeks

Instructions

For outpatients draw mustard tube, for inpatients draw light green lithium heparin tube. Do not thaw and re-freeze. Freeze only once

Day(s) and Times(s) Performed

24 hrs a day 7 days a week

Performing Laboratory

United Health Services Laboratories

CPT Code

82553

LOINC

13969-1