Test Details

Mnemonic

CRY

Ordering Code

2000760

CPT-4 Code(s)

82595 cryoglobulin, 82585 cryoglobulin; if a cryoglobulin is present, it is characterized by immunofixation at no additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Cryoglobulin - Red top
Cryofibrinogen - Light blue sodium citrate

Specimen Preparation

Cryoglobulin: Place sample in warm water until serum is spun and separated from cells. Send 2.5 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.
Cryofibrinogen: Place samples in warm water until plasma is spun and separated from cells. Send 2.5 mL plasma refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Methodology

Precipitation
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Reference Range

Cryoglobulin: Absent
Cryofibrinogen: Absent
If a cryoprecipitate is present, a cryocrit (quantitation)
will be performed at no additional charge.
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Performing Laboratory

WARDE MEDICAL LABORATORY
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New York DOH Approval Status

No
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