Test Details

Mnemonic

RPRT

Ordering Code

3000101

CPT-4 Code(s)

86593

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
Plasma: Lavender EDTA, green sodium or lithium heparin, potassium oxalate, gray sodium flouride
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Grossly lipemic or hemolyzed specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

Flocculation
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Reference Range

Non-reactive
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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