Test Details

Mnemonic

CN1AG

Ordering Code

3400784

CPT-4 Code(s)

83516

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Plasma: Lavender EDTA

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Moderate to gross hemolysis

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
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Reference Range

<15 Units: Negative
15 - 19 Units: Borderline
>=20 Units: Positive
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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