Test Details

Mnemonic

CMVM

Ordering Code

3007000

CPT-4 Code(s)

86645

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
more

Specimen Preparation

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

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top
more

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
more

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
more

Rejection Criteria

Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric specimens, plasma
more

Stability

Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 14 days
more

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
more

Reference Range

Negative: <30.0 AU/mL
Equivocal: 30.0 - 34.9 AU/mL
Positive: ≥35.0 AU/mL
more

Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
more