Test Details

Mnemonic

CELPS

Ordering Code

3084780

CPT-4 Code(s)

83516, 82784

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

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

Serum: Red top
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens; plasma
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Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 2 days
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

Enzyme Linked Immunoassay, Nephelometry
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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