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BACTERIAL ANTIGEN DETECTION

Includes

Haemophilus influenzae type B Antigen Detection, LA; Neisseria meningitidis Antigen Detection (Groups A/Y and C/W 135), LA; Neisseria meningitidis Detection (Group B/E. coli K1), LA; Streptococcus, Group B, Antigen Detection, LA; Streptococcus pneumoniae Antigen Detection, LA

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, 7.0 mL plain red top tube, CSF in sterile container

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL serum or CSF

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Urine and other body fluids are NOT accepted.

Stability

Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 months; Frozen: 3 years

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Reported

3-5 days

Method

Latex Agglutination

Referral Lab

Focus Technologies (2245)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative - all antigens

CPT Codes

86403 x 5

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:40:33 AM


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