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36927: Trypanosoma Cruzi Antibody, Igm [0051075] Print View
Trypanosoma cruzi Ab, IgM      

PRIMARY
1 Serum 1 (0.05) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)/Frozen - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Aid in the diagnosis of Chagas disease (T. cruzi).

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.
Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be
received within 30 days of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly
as acute or convalascent.
Setup Schedule
Wednesday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Code
86753

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Rejection Criteria: Plasma. Bacterially contaminated, heat-inactivated, hemolyzed, icteric, lipemic, or turbid specimens
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody






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