Test directory: PCB Panel

Ordering Code5618
Test NamePCB Panel
AliasPCB Panel, Congeners, Serum/Plasma
Test
Polychlorinated biphenyls
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerPlain (Red)
Optimum Volume2 mL
Handling InstructionsPromptly centrifuge and separate Serum or Plasma into a polypropylene plastic screw capped vial using approved guidelines.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 2 Days
Refrigerated: 14 Days
Frozen: 30 Days
Rejection CriteriaGel barrier tube, Glass Red tube, Specimens received at room temperature
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 1 Day
MethodologyGas Chromatography/Tandem Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS/MS)
Reference Lab National Medical Services, Inc.

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
PCB 28ALLmcg/L

Reporting...

Reporting Limit: 0.020
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less than 0.068 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL)

See report.
PCB 44ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.010
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.032 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).

See report.
PCB 52ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.010
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.044 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).
 
Substance(s) known to interfere with the identity and/or
quantity of the reported result:
2,3',5',6-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 73).

See report.
PCB 66ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.010
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.025 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).
 
Substance(s) known to interfere with the identity and/or
quantity of the reported result:
3,3',5,5'-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 80).

See report.
PCB 74ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.020
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.15 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).
 
Substance(s) known to interfere with the identity and/or
quantity of the reported result:
2,3,4,5-Tetrachlorobiphenyl (PCB 61).

See report.
PCB 101ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.010
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.033 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).
 
Substance(s) known to interfere with the identity and/or
quantity of the reported result:
2,2',3,4,6'-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 89).

See report.
PCB 118ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.020
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.22 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).
 
Substance(s) known to interfere with the identity and/or
quantity of the reported result:
2,3,3',4,5-Pentachlorobiphenyl (PCB 106).

See report.
PCB 138ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.040
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) for PCB congeners
138 and 158 is generally less than 0.48 mcg/L
(assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).
 
Substance(s) known to interfere with the identity and/or
quantity of the reported result:
2,3,3',4,4',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 158);
2,3,3',4',5,6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 163);
2,3,3',4',5',6-Hexachlorobiphenyl (PCB 164).

See report.
PCB 153ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.080
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.63 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).

See report.
PCB 156ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.010
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.10 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).

See report.
PCB 180ALLmcg/L

Reporting ...

Reporting Limit:   0.080
 
U.S. Population (NHANES 2003-2004) is generally less
than 0.54 mcg/L (assumes serum density of 1.024 g/mL).

See report.