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AMMONIA BLOOD (AMO)

Department: Chemistry
Test Synonym(s): AMO
CPT Codes: 82140
Methodology: Glutamate Dehydrogenase
Reference Range: 0-150 yrs: 18-72 mcmol/L
Tube Type: Lavender top (EDTA)
Specimen: Plasma
Pediatric Requirements: 2 microtainers
Volume: 2 mL Plasma
Minimum Volume: 0.3 mLplasma
Temperature: Separate within 15 minutes of collection; KEEP ON ICE
Reasons for Rejection: Sample not kept on ice, hemolyzed samples
Days Performed: Daily
Times Performed: Continuous
TAT: STAT: 1 hour; ROUTINE: 2 hours after receiving in lab
Special Instructions: DELIVER TO LAB IMMEDIATELY ON ICE

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