Test Details

Mnemonic

CELPS

Ordering Code

3084780

CPT-4 Code(s)

86364, 82784

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

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens; plasma

Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 2 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Enzyme Linked Immunoassay, Nephelometry
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Reference Range

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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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