Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
PCB PAN
Methodology

Quantitative Gas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry

Performed

Varies

Reported

4-7 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Plain Red, Lavender (K2 EDTA) or Pink (K2 EDTA).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.7 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.

Unacceptable Conditions

Separator tubes.

Remarks
Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval
Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Performed by non-ARUP Laboratory

Note


Panel includes:
2,4,4'-Trichlorobiphenyl (PCB 28); 2,2',3,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 44); 2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52); 2,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66); 2,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 74); 2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101); 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118); 2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138); 2,2',4,4',5,5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 153); 2,3,3',4,4',5-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 156); 2,2',3,4,4',5,5'-Heptachlorobiphenyl (PCB 180).

Known Interferences:
2,2',3,4,4',5'-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 138); 2,3,3',4,4',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 158); 2,3,3',4',5,6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 163); 2,3,3',4',5',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 164); 2,2',4,5,5'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 101); 2,2',3,4,6'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 89); 2,2',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 52); 2,3',5',6-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 73); 2,3',4,4',5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 118); 2,3,3',4,5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 106); 2,3',4,4'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 66); 3,3',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 80); 2,4,4',5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 74); 2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 61).

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

82441

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
2013231 PCB Congener 28 74374-0
2013232 PCB Congener 44 74375-7
2013233 PCB Congener 52 73991-2
2013234 PCB Congener 66
2013235 PCB Congener 74
2013236 PCB Congener 101 73988-8
2013237 PCB Congener 118 73989-6
2013238 PCB Congener 138 73987-0
2013239 PCB Congener 153 74376-5
2013240 PCB Congener 156
2013241 PCB Congener 180
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCB) Panel, Congeners, Serum or Plasma

National Medical Services (NMS)