58335:HELICOBATER PYLORI ANTIBODY, IgA

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58335:HELICOBATER PYLORI ANTIBODY, IgA
Alias Names: H Pylori / H. Pylori
Methodology: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Edit Date: 3/17/2009
Performed: Monday, Thursday
Released: Same day
CPT Code: 86677
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 immediately and pour into plastic vial. Refrigerate. Freeze at -20 degrees Cif specimen cannot be assayed within 72 hours. Allow no more than one freeze/thaw cycle.
Standard Volume: 0.5 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 200 uL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated; or if frozen, on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; gross lipemia; gross hemolysis; bacterial contamination; specimen that has been frozen and thawed more than once; heat-inactivated specimens.

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