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Test Code MTXT METHOTREXATE

Important Note

Sample MUST be protected from light; wrap tube in foil.
Methotrexate assay must have its own tube.

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Access ID

MTXT

LAB2561

FAH5718

 

Specimen Information

Container

Specimen

Temperature

Collect Vol

Submit Vol

Min Vol

Stability
Plain Red Top Tube Serum

Refrigerate

4 mL 1 mL 0.5 mL 7 days

Do NOT use a serum gel tube. Plain plastic red top tube is acceptable. Sample MUST be protected from light; wrap tube in foil.

Test Schedule / Analytical Time / Test Priority

Daily / 24 Hours / Available STAT

Method

Enzymatic Immunoassay

CPT(s)

Description CPT Code
Methotrexate Quant 80299

 

Instrumentation

Ortho Vitros 5600

Reference Range

Dependent on Therapy Protocol

Section

Chemistry-1

Performing Location

University of Vermont Medical Center

Is the UVMMC lab NY State Certified to perform this testing?  Yes/No

Yes

LOINC Code Information

Result Code Reporting Name LOINC Code
MTXT Methotrexate 14836-1