Test Details

Mnemonic

MATA

Ordering Code

3424750

CPT-4 Code(s)

83520

Specimen Information

Collect

Red-top
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 48 hours and send 2.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

2.0 mL CSF (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
Serum: SST
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 28 days
Frozen: 28 days
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Methodology

Automated Nanoliter Scale Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Serum: <1:100
CSF: <1:1
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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