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RETICULIN ANTIBODY, IgA WITH REFLEX TO TITER

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, severely lipemic, contaminated or hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

1-5 days

Method

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Referral Lab

ARUP (50698)

Reference Values

Reference Values

<1.5:    No antibody detected.

Comments

Positive screens will be titered.

CPT Codes

86255; if reflexed add 86256

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:35 AM


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