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Alias Names:PAP
Methodology:Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)
Edit Date:3/7/2008
Released:24-48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code:84066-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube.
Handling:Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Freeze. If multiple tests are ordered send separate specimen for this test.
Stability:3 hours ambient, 24 hours refrigerated, or 6 months frozen.
Standard Volume:1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL serum.
Transport:Frozen on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria:0.0-3.5 ng/mL