CROHN’S PROGNOSTIC

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

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

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL serum and 5.0 mL EDTA whole blood

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Referral Lab

Prometheus (2001)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83520 x5, 88347 x2, 81401

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:08 AM