Test Details

Mnemonic

CRYGL

Ordering Code

3000400

CPT-4 Code(s)

82595 (Positives characterized by Immunofixation $0)

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Draw 5.0 mL of blood into a prewarmed (37°C) red top tube. Allow blood to clot at 37°C. Centrifuge at 37°C or ambient temperature. Do not use a refrigerated centrifuge.
Keep sample at 37°C until after separation of serum from red blood cells. Send 3.0 mL of serum
in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma; Serum separator tube (SST); Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology

Precipitation
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Reference Range

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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