COLD AGGLUTININS

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COLD AGGLUTININS

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Order Code ID

1477

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Serum

Container Type

Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain (Red Top)

CPT Code

86157

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Turnaround Time

3 - 8 Days

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

LOINC

5098-9

LOINC Description

Cold agglutinin

Handling/Draw Instructions

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles). Rejection Criteria: Plasma or CSF. Refrigerated whole blood. Contaminated, severely hemolyzed, or lipemic, specimens.

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Order Code ID

1477

Test Description

Test Description >>

Abbreviation

Alias

Specimen Description

Serum

Container Type

Serum Separator Tube (SST) or Plain (Red Top)

CPT Code

86157

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Turnaround Time

3 - 8 Days

Minimum Volume

1.0 mL

LOINC

5098-9

LOINC Description

Cold agglutinin

Handling/Draw Instructions

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles). Rejection Criteria: Plasma or CSF. Refrigerated whole blood. Contaminated, severely hemolyzed, or lipemic, specimens.