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Methodology: Indirect Hemagglutination (IHA)
Edit Date: 12/1/2008
Performed: Varies
Released: 7 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86720-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Date of onset is required.
Standard Volume: 2 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 1 mL serum
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Acute and convalescent specimens for diagnosis; convalescent specimen only to rule out leptospirosis. Single acute specimen will be tested.

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