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Test Compendium

6085: SEROTONIN, SERUM

Test Code

  • 6085

Test Synonym

  • Serotonin

Volume

  • 2 mL

Minimum Volume

  • 1.5 mL

Specimen Requirements

  • Serum

Container

  • Transfer Tube- Frozen- Serum

Storage

  • Frozen

Turn Around Time

  • 4 days

CPT Codes

  • 84260
    *The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are provided for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the responsibility of the billing entity. Please direct any questions regarding the CPT coding to the payer being billed.

Special Instructions

  • 2 mL FROZEN SERUM (from a Red Top or SST)

Additional Information

  • 2 mL FROZEN Serum from a Red Top Tube or SST. Separate serum from cells within 30 minutes of collection. Transfer to a plastic transport tube before freezing. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, PLEASE SUBMIT SEPARATE FROZEN SPECIMENS FOR EACH TEST REQUESTED. State patient's sex on the request form.

Specimen Stability

  • AMBIENT: 7 day REFRIGERATED: 7 day FROZEN: 14 days