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Antibody to Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, IgG, CIA

Example Reports

Mnemonic

COV19 IGG

Synonym

Novel Coronavirus - COVID-19 - COVID-2019 - Coronavirus - SARS-CoV-2 Antibody

Includes

COVID-19 IgG Antibody

Specimen Collection Requirements

Patient Preparation

No patient preparation is necessary.

Collect

Serum or plasma, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), 7.0 mL red top, or 3.0 mL mint green (lithium heparin, PST) top tube

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum: SST – 30 minutes and red top tubes – 60 minutes).  Separate serum from cells before transport.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma (1.2 mL minimum whole blood draw)

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed specimens or lipemic samples. Samples containing particulate matter or exhibiting obvious microbial contamination.

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS:

Ambient: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 21 days

Testing Information

Note

Performed

Monday - Saturday

Reported

1 – 2 days

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative or Positive

Interpretation is provided for each result.

CPT Codes

86769

Last Updated: Thursday, July 30, 2020 07:28:12 PM


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