Cyanide, blood

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

CYANIDE

POE DESCRIPTION:

Cyanide

CPT CODE:

82600-90

CDM NUMBER:

3181390

TURNAROUND TIME:

4-6 hours

CONTAINER TYPE: Gray top tube
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

5 mL oxalated whole blood

MINIMUM VOLUME:

3 mL oxalated whole blood

REFERENCE RANGE:

See Quest Diagnostics - Search Test Code 400

CRITICAL VALUES:

Potentially toxic: >0.5 mg/L