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CHOLP / 160200L
PSEUDOCHOLINESTERASE, PLASMA

Test Code CHOLP / 160200L 
Test PSEUDOCHOLINESTERASE, PLASMA 
Methodology Spectrophotometry - Kinetic 
Description Useful in the evaluation of preoperative patients for succinylcholine anesthetic sensitivity, genetic or secondary to insecticide exposure, in appropriate circumstances. 
Specimen Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube. Spin down immediately. Transfer 0.5 mL (minimum volume: 0.2 mL) of plasma to a screw-capped, plastic vial and send specimen refrigerated. Label specimen as plasma. 
Reference Values 1000 - 3500 U/L 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Sunday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 82480