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HELICOBACTER PYLORI ANTIBODY, IgA

Mnemonic

HELICO PA

Synonym

H.pylori IgA - Helicobacter IgA

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Centrifuge and separate serum from clot immediately.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, serum that is icteric, lipemic, hemolyzed, heat-treated or contaminated

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient (20-25°C): 8 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 2 days; Frozen (at or below -20°C): 2 months

Testing Information

Performed

Mon, Wed, Fri

Reported

24-72 hours

Method

Enzyme Linked Immunoassay (EIA)

Reference Values

Reference Values

0.0-20.0 Units
Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86677

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:11 AM


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