Thiocyanate
Label Mnemonic: THIOCY
Epic Lab Code: LAB909
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Plasma
Specimen Instructions:
Separate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.
Collection Medium:
Pink top tube 6 mL (K2-EDTA)
Minimum:
Preferred Minimum: 1 mL plasma
Absolute Minimum: 0.5 mL plasma
Rejection Criteria:
Whole blood. Gel Separator Tubes, Light Blue (Sodium Citrate), or Yellow (SPS or ACD Solution).
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Turn Around Time:
1-5 days upon receipt at reference laboratory.
Reference Range:
Nonsmoker: < 4 μg/mL Smoker: 3-12 μg/mL Toxic: > 50 μg/mL Values seen with nitroprusside therapy: 6-29 μg/mL
Comments:
Seperate plasma from cells within 2 hours of collection.

Please indicate Type of Draw - Indicate the type of blood draw
   (Peak, Trough, Random, etc.)
Methodology:
Quantitative Colorimetric
CPT Code:
84430