SARS CORONAVIRUS 2 IGG ANTIBODY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top
Plasma: Sodium or lithium heparin, EDTA

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, lipemia

Methodology
Chemiluminescence Immunoassay

Stability
Room temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative:   <15.0 AU/mL  
Positive:   >=15.0 AU/mL  

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time48 hours
Test CodeCOV2G
CPT-4 Code (s)
86769
LOINC Codes
94563-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory