Levodopa Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
0091351
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
LEVODOP
Methodology
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-10 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain red, gray (sodium fluoride/potassium oxalate), green (sodium heparin), lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze immediately. (Min: 0.7 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
CRITICAL FROZEN. Separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Separator tubes.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: 1 week  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
80299
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0091350Levodopa Quantitative, Serum or Plasma
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Cross References
  • Dopa
  • FL U
  • L-Dopa
  • Larodopa
Performed at National Medical Services (NMS)