Test Details

Mnemonic

BABID

Ordering Code

3422300

CPT-4 Code(s)

86612

Specimen Information

Collect

Red top
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Specimen Preparation

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

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Minimum Volume

0.2 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; lipemia; CSF; pleural fluid
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Stability

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

Immunodiffusion
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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