Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: January 19, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2658

H. pylori, IgG (STAT)

Specimen:Collect:
  • One Lavender (EDTA)

Also Acceptable:
  • One Green Top (Li Heparin)
  • One Green Top (Na Heparin)
  • One Pink Top (EDTA)
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Whole blood in Lavender (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Whole blood in Pink Top (EDTA). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Li Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
  • 1 mL (Min:0.2 mL) Whole blood in Green Top (Na Heparin). Submit Refrigerated.
Special Handling:
  • Fingerstick/capillary sample acceptable but must be tested immediately
Rejection Criteria:
  • Plasma
  • Serum
Stability:Ambient: 2 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: Unacceptable; Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Chromatographic Immunoassay
Performed:Sunday, Mon-Sat
Reported:1-2 Day(s)
Can now be performed STAT in Portland, Seattle, Othello, Mattawa, and Chehalis.
CPT Codes:
  • 86318
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : negative
Components:
  • 2658 - H. PYLORI, IgG
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