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Phenylpropanolamine, Serum or Plasma
0091455
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PHENYLPR S
Methodology
Liquid Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 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
Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
80324 (Alt code: G0480)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0097895Phenylpropanolamine
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Aliases
  • Nails, Mer
  • Norephedrine
  • PPA

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)