Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Serotonin Order Code : YSEROT
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: Red-top tube (Plain) no additive
Required Volume: 2.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 1.1 mL
Methodology: Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)
Standard Run Times: Mon, Wed, Fri 10am
Turnaround Time: 4 days
Special Handling: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s). Spin down within 30 minutes of draw and send 2.5 mL of serum frozen in plastic vial. Note: Medications that may affect serotonin concentrations include lithium, MAO inhibitors, methyldopa, morphine, and reserpine.
CPT Codes: 84260
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB121
SHC EPIC Code: LABYSEROT
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Endocrinology; Gastroenterology/Hepatology
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/84395