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Kingella kingae Blood PCR Qualitative

Components

Name Method Department Units
Kingella kingae Blood PCR Qual Polymerase chain reaction (PCR)
CMI, Molecular Infectious Disease

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Purple tube (EDTA)

3 mL 3 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 6 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 6 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • If delay in transport greater than 1 hour, refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Frozen whole blood
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Not received at proper temperature
  • Clotted specimen

CPT Code

  • 87798