Test Details

Mnemonic

GADAB

Ordering Code

3010910

CPT-4 Code(s)

83520

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Red top

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, plasma

Stability

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

Methodology

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay
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Reference Range

<5.0 IU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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