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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 year 
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 2874374-0
2013232PCB Congener 4474375-7
2013233PCB Congener 5273991-2
2013234PCB Congener 66
2013235PCB Congener 74
2013236PCB Congener 10173988-8
2013237PCB Congener 11873989-6
2013238PCB Congener 13873987-0
2013239PCB Congener 15374376-5
2013240PCB Congener 156
2013241PCB Congener 180
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Aliases

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)