ABOPC - Specimen: Arbovirus Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid

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Test Name

Test ID: ABOPC    
Arbovirus Antibody Panel, IgG and IgM, Spinal Fluid

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

CSF

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Additional Information: This test is not available for specimens originating in New York.

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Specimen Minimum Volume The amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Laboratory.

0.2 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
CSFRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 14 days