Test Details

Mnemonic

BARTO

Ordering Code

3600004

CPT-4 Code(s)

86611 x 4

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed or grossly lipemic specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Semi-quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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