Test Details

Mnemonic

ENTAB

Ordering Code

3501960

CPT-4 Code(s)

86658 x 17

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 6.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, grossly lipemic, grossly icteric

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Complement Fixation (CF)
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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