Test Details

Mnemonic

CRYAQ

Ordering Code

3514920

CPT-4 Code(s)

86403, plus 86406 if reflexed titer, at additional cost

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 1 hour of collection and send 2.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum separator tube (SST)
CSF: 1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 60 days

Methodology

Latex Agglutination
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Reference Range

Not detected
Positives are titered at an additional charge
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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