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Lab Test Dictionary

Hu Antibody Screen with Reflex to Titer and Western Blot (37053)

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA); Western Blot (WB)


Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB4224


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)

Collection Instructions

Overnight fasting is preferred.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 14 Days; Frozen: 21 Days

Test Volume Required

0.5 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.2 mL Serum


Included Tests

If Hu Antibody Screen, IFA is positive, Hu Antibody, WB will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 84181). If Hu Antibody, WB is positive, Hu Antibody Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86256).


CPT Codes

86255 with reflex to 84181, 86256


Revised

08-11-16