Test Details

Mnemonic

SSB

Ordering Code

3007955

CPT-4 Code(s)

86235

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.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens, plasma

Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 14 days

Methodology

Enzyme Linked Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Negative: <20
Weak Positive: 20 - 39
Moderate Positive: 40 - 80
Strong Positive: >80
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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