HEXP - Specimen: Iohexol, Plasma

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: HEXP    
Iohexol, Plasma

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Plasma Heparin

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Collection Container/Tube: Green top (heparin)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 5-mL tube (Supply T465)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Patient should be fasting for 4 hours; 2 hours for diabetic patients.

Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected










Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperatures are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
Plasma HeparinRefrigerated (preferred)7 days
 Frozen 35 days