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Lab Test Dictionary

Hyaluronic Acid, Serum (0081138)

Methodology

Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay


Synonyms

HA; Hyaluronate

Specimen Type

Serum or Plasma

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Tuesday

Standard TAT

1-9 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Red-Top Tube

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in sodium or lithium heparin (green-top) or EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 24 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred), Frozen: 1 Year

Rejection Criteria

Specimens exposed to repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Allow serum specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit serum or plasma refrigerated with daily Apollo Courier pick-up.


CPT Codes

83520


Revised

1/4/24

Initials

SA