Acceptable test for determining acute exposure to organophosphate insecticides. Preferred test is Insecticide Exposure Panel (0020175).
Between 1 and 4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimen must be drawn prior to surgery or more than two days following surgery. Do not draw in recovery room.
Serum separator tube, lavender (EDTA), or pink (K2EDTA).
Allow serum specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transport 0.5 mL serum or plasma. (Min: 0.1 mL)
Whole blood on clot. Hemolyzed specimens.
Plasma values are slightly lower than serum.
Ambient: 4 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 3 months
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
- Cholinesterase (Pseudo), Total
- Cholinesterase, Serum or Plasma
- Serum Cholinesterase (Pseudochol)