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Sulfonamides, Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
3001973
Ordering Recommendation

Optimize drug therapy and monitor patient adherence.

Mnemonic
SULFONA SP
Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Performed
Varies
Reported
8-11 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, Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 3 months; Frozen: 3 months 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
Interfering substances: Acetaminophen; Benzocaine; Furosemide; Lidocaine; para-aminobenzoic acid; Thaizide diuretics.
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CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
3001974Sulfonamides, Quantitative, Serum/Plasma4040-2
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Aliases
  • Sulfadiazine
  • Sulfamethizole
  • Sulfamethoxazole
  • Sulfapyridine
  • Sulfasalazine
  • Sulfisoxazole

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)