Semi-Quantitative Enzyme Immunosorbent Assay
Cocci Abs ELISA; Cocci IgG, IgM Abs;
Other Reference Test
1-4 mL Blood
Mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent". Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen.
Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Contaminated; Hemolyzed; Severly lipemic
2 mL Serum
0.15 mL Serum
Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.