Test Details

Mnemonic

CHAG

Ordering Code

3500730

CPT-4 Code(s)

86753

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly icteric specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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