Test Details

Mnemonic

COCCG

Ordering Code

3515910

CPT-4 Code(s)

87449

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

Allow sample to clot 30 minutes, centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top
Plasma: EDTA, heparin, sodium citrate
Urine, BAL, other body fluids
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Minimum Volume

1.2 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Tissue, sputum, bronchial brushings, stool, FNA, biopsy, tracheal or bone marrow aspirate
Specimens too viscous to pipette
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Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Indefinite
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Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

None detected
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Performing Laboratory

MiraVista Diagnostics
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