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Yersinia enterocolitica Antibodies, IgG, IgM and IgA

Yersinia Species Antibodies, IgG, IgM and IgA, ARUP #51241, EPIC: LAB6851, SOFT: XYER1

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect (preferred specimen): One Gold-top SST tube.
Also acceptable: One plain Red-top tube.

Physician Office/Drawsite Specimen Preparation

Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and refrigerate (2-8°C or 36-46°F).

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 1.0 mL serum, refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F). (Min: 0.2 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Hemolyzed specimens.
  • Icteric specimens.
  • Lipemic specimens.
  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): 48 hours
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): 14 days
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 1 year

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT.

Performed

Tuesday.
Results available in 2-9 days.

Reference Range

By report.

Test Methodology

Qualitative Immunoblot.

Clinical Utility

This assay aids in the diagnosis of a Yersinia species infection.

CPT Code

86793x3.

Test Codes

ARUP #51241, EPIC: LAB6851, SOFT: XYER1

Last Updated

03/11/2016

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