Test Details

Mnemonic

TPOAB

Ordering Code

3007990

CPT-4 Code(s)

86376

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

Moderately hemolyzed or moderately lipemic specimens, plasma

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 60 days

Methodology

Chemiluminescence
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Reference Range

<9.0 IU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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