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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • SULFONYLUREA SCREEN, QT

Test Code

  • 2244

Test Synonym

  • Sulfonylurea Drug Screen

Minimum Volume

  • 2 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum Or Plasma

Primary Container

  • Plain Red Top Tube, Lavender Top Tube, Green Top Tube, Transfer Tube- Serum, Transfer Tube- Plasma

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 8 days

Specimen Requirements

  • 2 mL SERUM from Red Top or EDTA or Heparinized PLASMA, separated from cells within 2 hrs of collection. Separated serum or plasma stable only 3 days

Specimen Retention

  • Red-top tube, lavender-top (EDTA) tube, or green-top (heparin) tube. Serum/plasma should be separated from cells within 2 hours of venipuncture. Send serum/plasma in plastic transport tube.