SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE IGG and IGA ANTIBODIES

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

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative:   0-20 Units  
Equivocal:   20.1-24.9  
Positive:   >=25  

Performed
Tuesday, Friday

Turnaround Time5 days
Test CodeASCA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86671 x 2
LOINC Codes
IgA   47320-7  
IgG   47321-5  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory