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Name of Test
Procalcitonin, Ref Lab
Alternate Names
164750 LC
SoftLab Order Code
PCALC
Epic Order Name
PROCALCITONIN, REF LAB LC 164750
Epic Order ID
LAB3258
Laboratory
RefLab
Additional Test Information
Alternate tube types:

SST Gel-barrier tube, green-top (lithium heparin) tube, or lavender-top (EDTA) tube

Sample Type
Serum
Collection Container
Red (no gel) preferred
Collecting Volume
2.0 ml
Minimum Collecting Volume
1.0 ml
Storage or Stability
Frozen
Causes For Rejection
Gel-barrier tube
Patient Preparation
This test may exhibit interference when sample is collected from a person who is consuming a supplement with a high doseof biotin (also termed as vitamin B7 or B8, vitamin H, or coenzyme R).
 
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