Test Details

Mnemonic

EBIGG

Ordering Code

3000436

CPT-4 Code(s)

86665

Specimen Information

Collect

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: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Negative: <18.0 U/mL
Equivocal: 18.0 - 21.9 U/mL
Positive: ≥22.0 U/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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