Test Details

Mnemonic

BABID

Ordering Code

3422300

CPT-4 Code(s)

86612

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Serum separator tube (SST)

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; lipemia; CSF; pleural fluid

Stability

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

Methodology

Immunodiffusion
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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