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Blood Specimen Collection

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For additional supply or collection device information, please contact DLO's Customer Services at (800) 891-2917, option 2.

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Cardio IQ® Omega-3 and -6 Fatty Acids

Test Code: 91734

CPT Code: 82542

Methodology: Chromatography/Mass Spectrometry
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute, San Juan Capistrano, CA. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Includes: Omega-3 (EPA+DHA) Index, Omega-6/Omega-3 Ratio, EPA/Arachidonic Acid Ratio, Arachidonic Acid, EPA, DHA

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CK-MB Index

Test Code: 59221

CPT Code(s): 82550, 82553

Methodology: N-acetyl-L-cysteine (NAC) and Immunoassay followed by ratio determination

Includes: Creatine Kinase total, CK-MB, CK-MB Index

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Troponin I

Test Code: 59039

CPT Code(s): 84484

Methodology: Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay (CMIA)

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C-reactive Protein

Test Code: 4420

CPT Code(s): 86140

Methodology: Nephelometry

Limitations: Oral contraceptives, IUDs, pregnancy, and menstruation may raise CRP levels. Levels are lowest during ovulation.

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Creatine Kinase (CK), Total

Test Code: 374

CPT Code(s): 82550

Methodology: Spectrophotometry (SP)

Clinical Significance: Test for myocardial infarction and skeletal muscle damage. Elevated results may be due to: myocarditis, myocardial infarction (heart attack), muscular dystrophy, muscle trauma or excessive exercise.

Alternative Name(s): CK, CPK

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D-Dimer

Test code: 8659

CPT code(s): 85379

Methodology: Photo-optical

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Antithrombin III Activity

Test code: 216

CPT code(s): 85301

Methodology: Chromogenic

Clinical Significance: Aids in the detection of hypercoagulable states associated with venous thrombotic episodes. May be useful in patients who apprear to be hyporeponsive to heparin.

Includes: Antithrombin III Activity

Alternative Name(s): Antithrombin III Functional; AT-3 Activity; AT3

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Lipid Panels

LIPID PANEL
Test Code: 7600
CPT Code(s): 80061
Includes: Total Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, LDL-Cholesterol (calculated), Cholesterol/HDL Ratio (calculated) Non-HDL Cholesterol

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Prothrombin Time with INR Collections

Test code: 8847

CPT code(s): 85610

Methodology: Photo-optical Clot Detection

Clinical Significance: Screening test for abnormalities of coagulation factors that are involved in the extrinsic pathway. Also used to monitor effects of Warfarin therapy and to study patients with hereditary and acquired clotting disorders.

Test FAQ: Prothrombin Time with INR