Use for therapeutic monitoring in patients receiving sodium nitroprusside therapy and to screen for thiocyanate poisoning.
Quantitative High Performance Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Plain Red, Lavender (K2 or K3 EDTA), or Pink (K2EDTA).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)
Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room Temperature or Frozen.
Ambient: 1 month; Refrigerated: 1 month; Frozen: 1 month
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3003117||Thiocyanate Quantitative, Serum/Plasma||3002-3|
National Medical Services (NMS)