Thiocyanate, Serum
0090061
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
THIO
Methodology
Quantitative Colorimetry
Performed
Mon, Fri
Reported
1-5 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red. Also acceptable: Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Whole blood. Gel separator tubes, light blue (citrate), or yellow (SPS or ACD solution).  
Remarks
  
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 5 days; Refrigerated: 5 days; Frozen: 5 days  
Reference Interval
Nonsmoker: 1-4 µg/mL
Smoker: 3-12 µg/mL
Toxic: > 50 µg/mL
Values seen with nitroprusside therapy: 6-29 µg/mL  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
84430
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0090061Thiocyanate3002-3
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Aliases
  • Nipride, Metabolite of
  • Nitropress Administration
  • Nitroprusside Metabolite
  • Rhodanide
  • Sodium Nitroprusside