Test Details

Mnemonic

IGEAB

Ordering Code

3724280

CPT-4 Code(s)

83520

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting is preferred.

Collect

Red top

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge (15 - 30 minutes after collection), separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Rejection Criteria

Serum separator tube (SST), gross or moderate hemolysis, gross lipemia or icterus

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days

Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

<168 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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