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Cimetidine, Serum or Plasma
0091337
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CIMETIDINE
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-9 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red or Lavender (EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 3 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0091336Cimetidine, Serum or Plasma3482-7
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Aliases
  • Tagamet

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)