Test Details

Mnemonic

STRS

Ordering Code

3702360

CPT-4 Code(s)

84238

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

Plasma: Lavender EDTA, green sodium or lithium heparin
Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.3 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Contaminated, lipemic, hemolyzed, or icteric specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: 72 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
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Methodology

Quantitative Immunoturbidimetry
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Reference Range

Male- 18 years & older: 2.2 - 5.0 mg/L
Female- 18 years & older: 1.9 - 4.4 mg/L
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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