Test Details

Mnemonic

RPPAB

Ordering Code

3703140

CPT-4 Code(s)

83516

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus

Stability

Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

<1.0 Index
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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