Serotonin, Blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: SEROTONIN
POE DESCRIPTION: SEROTONIN
CPT CODE: 84260-90
TURNAROUND TIME: 5-7 working days
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Patient should avoid food avocados, bananas, eggplant, pineapples, plums, tomatoes, or walnuts, for a 48-hour period prior to start of collection. This test cannot be added onto an existing sample.
CONTAINER TYPE: Red top tube only
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: 2.0 mL whole blood (1.0 mL serum)
MINIMUM VOLUME: 1.0 mL whole blood (0.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: See Specialty Labs - Search Test Code 3286

TEST SYNONYM(S):5-Hydroxytryptamine, Blood