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Cholinesterase, RBC, ratio to hemoglobin

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB7606 
Methodology: Quantitative Enzymatic
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: 5-10 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Lavender Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 mL.
Acceptable: pink (K2EDTA)
Handling: DO NOT FREEZE. Do not place whole blood directly on cool packs when shipping.
Unacceptable conditions: Green (sodium or lithium heparin). Frozen specimens. Clotted or hemolyzed specimens.
Stability: Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable


Clinical Indications: Acceptable test for determining chronic exposure to organophosphate insecticides. Preferred test is Insecticide Exposure Panel

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 82482
Last Changed: 10/10/2016 00:21:39
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:43:25