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Lysozyme, Serum

Components

Name Method Department Units
Lysozyme, Serum Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Send Out ug/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 8 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 1 week(s)
Frozen - 3 month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge Red Top tube within 2 hours, separate serum and store refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Icteric specimen
  • Lipemic specimen
  • Contamination

CPT Code

  • 85549