Test Details

Mnemonic

BNTCD

Ordering Code

3807610

CPT-4 Code(s)

87340, plus 87341 if neutralization assay is performed

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate within 2 hours of collection and send 2.0 mL serum frozen in a screw capped plastic vial. Collection date is required.

Alternate Specimen

Red top

Minimum Volume

1.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Gross lipemia or icterus

Stability

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

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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