Test Details

Mnemonic

HTLWB

Ordering Code

3621850

CPT-4 Code(s)

86698 RUO

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate from cells within 2 hours of collection, send 1.0 mL serum.

Alternate Specimen

Lavender EDTA, green sodium or lithium heparin, light blue sodium citrate

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Specimens containing particulate matter.

Stability

Room temperature: Not acceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: Indefinitely

Methodology

Qualitative Western Blot
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP REFERENCE LAB
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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