EHRLICHIA AND ANAPLASMA SPECIES BY REAL-TIME PCR

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Two Lavender (EDTA) tubes

Handling

Transfer 5 mL whole blood to Standard Transport Tubes. (Min: 0.2 mL)

Preferred Volume

5.0 mL Whole blood

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL Whole Blood

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Specimens collected in green (sodium or lithium heparin) or yellow (ACD). Ambient: Unacceptable; Frozen: Unacceptable

Stability

1 Week Refrigerated

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Method

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction/DNA Probe Hybridization

Referral Lab

ARUP 2003078

Reference Values

Reference Values

By Report

CPT Codes

87798

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:09 AM