Do not freeze whole blood or any samples stored in primary tube.
Freshly drawn specimens (whole blood) may be stored at 2-25 degrees C
for up to 24 hours prior to centrifugation. Separate plasma from cells
within 24 hours of collection by centrifugation. Follow manufacturer's
instructions for collection tube handling.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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.
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL (This volume does not allow for repeat testing) Reject Criteria: Received Room Temperature Transport Temperature: Frozen Methodology: Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction