New Search

Laboratory Test Directory

AH50 (Updated)

Components

Name Method Department Units
AH50 Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
Send Out %

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Frozen - 14 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 30 minutes, separate supernatant, and freeze

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Collected in tube with gel separator

Comments

Fasting sample is recommended. Immediately after drawing the specimen, place the tube on wet ice. Spin down and separate serum from clot. Immediately freeze specimen.

CPT Code

  • 86161