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t3
Synonyms: Triiodothyroxine; Total T3 
Computer Code: (T3X)
Specimen Collection: 3 mL blood (red, gold and light green (Li heparin) top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 1 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: If red or gold top, allow to clot. All tube types should be centrifuged for 20 minutes and refrigerated. Serum must be removed from red top tube. Min 0.5 mL serum/plasma. 
Reference Values: >18 years: 79-149 NG/DL  
Lab Code: CC 
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: Daily 
Routine TAT: 24 hr 
Stat TAT: 2 hr 
CPT Code(s): 84480 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 49
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 12/21/2014
Time: 05:48:42 (24hr)