Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

7 - 11 days

MiChart Code
Cyanide Level
Soft Order Code
FCYNB

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Amygdalin
Laetrile
CYAN
CYANIDE, BLOOD

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Liquid Chromatography with Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC/MS-MS)

Test Usage

Monitoring possible exposure to cyanide; establishing cause of death in cyanide exposure.

Reference Range

Normal: Up to 0.05 mcg/mL
Potentially toxic: 0.50 mcg/mL and greater
Potentially lethal: 2.0 mcg/mL and greater

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect blood in a gray top tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect blood in a gray top tube. Send intact whole blood FROZEN.

Normal Volume
2 mL whole blood
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL whole blood

Billing Information

CPT Code
82600
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.