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Test Code SERO-SERUM Serotonin, Serum

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics' Nichols Institute, Inc. - Chantilly

Methodology

High-Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC)

Reference Values

Adult: 56 - 244 ng/mL

 

Test Classification and CPT Coding

84260

Physician Office Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Gold-top tube

Specimen : 2 mL serum(1 mL min)

Transport Temperature: Frozen

 

Note: Patient should avoid food high in indoles: Avocado, banana, tomato, plum, walnut, pineapple, and eggplant. Patient should also avoid tobacco, tea and coffee three days prior to specimen collection.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday (morning)

Computer Interface Code

PDM #  5907505