Test Details

Mnemonic

COVM

Ordering Code

3300271

CPT-4 Code(s)

86769

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Collect whole blood in a Serum separator tube (SST). Allow blood to clot at room temperature for
30-60 minutes then centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw
capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood frozen, Hyperlipemic or grossly hemolyzed

Stability

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

Methodology

Semi-quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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Reference Range

Immune Status Ratio (ISR) value <1.0:
no detectable IgM antibody present
Immuno Status Ratio (ISR) value ≥ 1.0:
Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 detected
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Performing Laboratory

Viracor Eurofins
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