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Point of Care Testing
Pathology Lab Manual
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5-Flucytosine, Fluorocytosine, Ancobon
4.0 mL blood
Volume and Container
4.0 mL plain red top blood tube ONLY
Storage and Transport
Serum stored frozen until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Causes for Rejection
Specimens other than serum, gold top SST blood tube, warm serum, gross hemolysis, gross lipemia
Turn Around Time
8-10 business days from time of collection
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays
CPT / HCPCS Code
Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Test performed at Monday and Wednesday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester
Serum for a peak level should be drawn 1-2 hours after oral dose, 30 minutes after IV infusion
See reference lab report
Limitations and Contraindications
CPOE Test Name
Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type 5 Flucyt in Test Name REF
Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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