Test Details

Mnemonic

IKVIE

Ordering Code

3600580

CPT-4 Code(s)

86794

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 2.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial. Include patient history.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

1.0 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis, gross lipemia, heat-inactivated specimens
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Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
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Methodology

Semi-quantitative Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
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Reference Range

Negative
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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