Test Details

Mnemonic

IGEAB

Ordering Code

3724280

CPT-4 Code(s)

83520

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

Overnight fasting is preferred.
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Collect

Red-top
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge (15 - 30 minutes after collection), separate serum from cells and send 0.5 mL serum room temperature in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Room temperature
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Rejection Criteria

SST, gross or moderate hemolysis, gross lipemia or icterus
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Stability

Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 28 days
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Methodology

Immunoassay
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Reference Range

<168 ng/mL
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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