Test Details

Mnemonic

GADAB

Ordering Code

3010910

CPT-4 Code(s)

83520

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.2 mL
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Transport Temperature

Frozen
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Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, plasma
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Stability

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

Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay
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Reference Range

<5.0 IU/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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