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Test Name: Coenzyme Q-10, Leukocytes

Test Code(s): COQ10L / HCCOQ10L

CPT Code(s): 82491

Testing Site: Testing will be sent to an approved reference laboratory.


Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Blood

Collection Instructions: Collection of blood in ACD tube is preferred for longer stability.  Blood collected in EDTA tubes on a Friday or Saturday will be rejected due to shortened stability of EDTA blood.

Collection Container: Preferred: Yellow top(with ACD-A/B anticoagulant)
Also Acceptable: Lavender top

Collection Volume: Preferred: 9 mL
Pediatrics: 5 mL

Sample Analyzed: Whole Blood

Volume Required: Preferred: 8 mL
Pediatrics: 2 mL

Stability: Ambient: 5 days
Refrigerated: Not acceptable
Frozen: Not acceptable


Interpretation

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