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Neopterin Level

Order Name Neopterin
Test Number: 6906205
Revision Date 04/10/2017
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Neopterin Level
Enzyme Immunoassay  
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.8 mL (0.2 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Refrigerated
Alternate 1 0.8 mL (0.2 mL) Plasma EDTA (Lavender Top) Refrigerated
Instructions Collection and transport tubes should be PROTECT FROM LIGHT.
Allow to 15-20min for serum to clot then separate serum or plasma from cells then Freeze and Protect from Light.
STABILITY: Room temperature: Unacceptable, Refrigerated: 72 Hours, Frozen: 6 Months
Testing Schedule Thr 
Expected TAT reports 1-2 days from set up  
CPT Code(s) 83520
Lab Section Reference Lab