YERSINIA ANTIBODIES, IgA AND IgG BY IMMUNOBLOT

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP. Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent samples MUST be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark specimen plainly as Acute or Convalescent.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Heat-inactivated, contaminated, hemolytic, icteric, lipemic or turbid specimens

Stability

Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Tue

Reported

5-10 days

Method

Immunoblot

Referral Lab

ARUP (51230)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86793 (x2)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:34 AM