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Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) Panel, Congeners, Serum or Plasma
2013230
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PCB PAN
Methodology
Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
5-12 days
N/A
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, Lavender (EDTA) or Pink (K EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 month 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note

Panel includes:
2,4,4'-Trichlorobiphenyl (PCB 28); 2,2',3,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 44); 2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52); 2,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66); 2,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 74); 2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101); 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118); 2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138); 2,2',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 153); 2,3,3',4,4',5-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 156); 2,2',3,4,4',5,5'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (PCB 180).

Known Interferences:
2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138); 2,3,3',4,4',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 158); 2,3,3',4',5,6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 163); 2,3,3',4',5',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 164); 2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101); 2,2',3,4,6'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 89); 2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52); 2,3',5',6-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 73); 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118); 2,3,3',4,5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 106); 2,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66); 3,3',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 80); 2,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 74); 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 61).
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2013231PCB Congener 28
2013232PCB Congener 44
2013233PCB Congener 52
2013234PCB Congener 66
2013235PCB Congener 74
2013236PCB Congener 101
2013237PCB Congener 118
2013238PCB Congener 138
2013239PCB Congener 153
2013240PCB Congener 156
2013241PCB Congener 180
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Aliases

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)