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|96165:CRYOGLOBULIN & CRYOFIBRINOGEN|
|Released:||7-9 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.|
|CPT Code:||82585-90 / 82595-90|
|Specimen Collection Details|
|Collection:||Two 4 mL lavender top tubes (EDTA) AND two 5 mL red top tubes. Do not use serum separator tubes (SST) or plasma separator tubes (PST).|
|Handling:||Immediately after collection, continuously maintain all tubes at 37° C for one hour. Centrifuge, still maintaining at 37° C. Separate into two plastic vials and label as “serum” and “plasma.” Do not refrigerate or freeze.|
|Stability:||7 days ambient. Unstable refrigerated or frozen.|
|Standard Volume:||4 mL serum and 4 mL plasma.|
|Minimum Volume:||2 mL serum and 2 mL plasma.|
|Rejection Criteria:||Handling other than specified.|
Negative (positives reported as percent). If positive after 1 or 7 days, immunotyping of the cryoprecipitate is performed.
Negative (reported as positive or negative).