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Sulfonylurea Hypoglycemics Panel (Qualitative), Blood

Mnemonic:    [Sulf Hypo]
Name:    Sulfonylurea Hypoglycemics Panel (Qualitative), Blood
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red top tube. Do not use GEL barrier tubes. Plasma from an EDTA or heparinized sample is acceptable as long as it was not collected in a separator tube.

Separate the sample from the cells within 2 hours of collection.
Minimum Spec:    0.4 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 2010292
  Method:    Qualitative Liquid Chromatography-TMS
Note:    Includes as reportable results:
Acetohexamide, Chlorpropamide, Glimepiride, Glipizide, Glyburide, Nateglinide, Repaglinide, Tolazamide, Tolbutamide