Acyclovir, Serum or Plasma
0091328
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
ACYCLOV
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance 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
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Plain red, lavender (EDTA) or Gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate)..  
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum or plasma from cells within 2 hours. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.21  mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature and frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month  
Reference Interval
By report  
Interpretive Data
 
Note
 
CPT Code(s)
80299
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0091327Acyclovir
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Aliases
  • Acycloguanosine
  • Zovirax

Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)