IBD SGI DIAGNOSTIC

Mnemonic

MISC

Includes

Serology, genetic and inflammation markers to help differentiate IBD vs. non-IBD and Crohn’s disease vs. UC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Whole Blood and Serum, 1 lavender (EDTA) and 1 gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: 30 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP.

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL Serum and 2.0 mL Whole Blood

Transport

Refrigerated

Stability

Ambient: 7 days, Refrigerated: 21 days

Testing Information

Performed

Varies

Reported

5-7 days

Referral Lab

Prometheus (1800)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83520 (x6), 82397 (x4), 86140 (x1), 88346 (x1), 88350 (x1), 81479 (x4)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:16 AM