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  Methotrexate Specimen Type:
   

Blood


TOXICOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 3 mL Red Stopper; Plain
Unit of measure: umol/L
Ideal sample: 3.0 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 1 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Toxicology Blood/Drug Levels
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Daily
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 2-3 hours
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Chemistry : Processing Desk, 1st floor, Hospital,
  room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Fluorescence-Polarization
Special Instructions: Protect  specimen from light.
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
CyberLAB abbreviation: MTX
CyberLAB code: 3755
Lab Processing Instructions: Spin.  Pour off in labelled amber container.  Protect from light. Give to CLS in Chemistry.