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Paragonimus Antibody

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Performed by Parasitic Disease Consultants via Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method EIA
Container type Red top (Gold top acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate sample. Order Quest # 37800N
Normal range Negative
Stability Room temperature 7 days, refrigerated 2 months, frozen at -20C 1 year.
Turn around times Set up 5x per week. Turnaround 5-10 days
CPT coding 86682-90
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:12:54 PM
Entry Number 707

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