Test Details

Mnemonic

TEICA

Ordering Code

3681380

CPT-4 Code(s)

86329

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.4 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Plasma
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Stability

Room temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
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Methodology

Semi-quantitative Immunodiffusion
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Reference Range

None Detected
≥1:2 suggestive of infection
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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