Test Details

Mnemonic

ADDS

Ordering Code

3000200

CPT-4 Code(s)

86225

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate 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

Lipemic or hemolyzed specimen, plasma

Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Enzyme Linked Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Interpretation IU/mL
Negative 0-200 IU/mL
Equivocal 201-300 IU/mL
Weak Positive 301-400 IU/mL
Moderate Positive 401-800 IU/mL
Strong Positive ≥801 IU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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