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Pseudocholinesterase, Total

Mnemonic:    [CHOLINEST]
Name:    Pseudocholinesterase, Total
Specimen:    0.5 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP.
Plasma from a lavender EDTA tube is also acceptable.
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable 7 days refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0020167
  Method:    Enzymatic
Note:    Specimen must be drawn prior to surgery or more than 2 days following surgery. Do not draw in recovery room.