Test Details

Mnemonic

ACHBL

Ordering Code

3708430

CPT-4 Code(s)

83519 RUO

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolysed or grossly lipemic specimens.

Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

<15% inhibition
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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