CELIAC PLUS

Mnemonic

MISC

Includes

Celiac Serology and Celiac Genetics

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum and Whole Blood, one lavender (EDTA) and one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP. Do not centrifuge lavender tube.

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL EDTA whole blood and 2.0 mL serum

Minimum Volume

Serum/Blood 2.0 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 30 days, Frozen: Unacceptable

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Reported

4-6 days

Referral Lab

Prometheus (6360)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

88347, 83520 x3, 82784, 81382 x2

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:02 AM