EOSINOPHIL CATIONIC PROTEIN

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells, and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Quantitative Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Varies

Turnaround Time7-16 days
Test CodeEOSCP
CPT-4 Code (s)
83520
LOINC Codes
Eosinophil Cationic Protein:   25638-8  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory