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5-Fluorocytosine

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code 5FC
Performed by Focus via Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method HPLC
Container type Red top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL
Processing notes Spin and freeze aliquot. Forward to CB.
Ref Lab Rejection Criteria Unacceptable at room temperature or refrigerated,
Units µg/mL (mcg/mL)
Normal range < 1.0 µg/mL
Synonyms 5FC; ancobon; FC,5-; flucytosine, 5-
Stability Frozen 2 weeks
Turn around times Turnaround 4-7 days
CPT coding 80299-90
LOINC code 3639-2
Last Updated 9/8/2012 1:56:08 PM
Entry Number 390
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