Test Details

Mnemonic

ASPID

Ordering Code

3422900

CPT-4 Code(s)

86606 x 3

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), pleural fluid

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Immunodiffusion
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Reference Range

Not detected
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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