Laboratory Test Detail

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

91210

Treponema pallidum Antibody (FTA-ABS)

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Lipemic Samples
Stability:Ambient: 2 Day(s); Refrigerated: 2 Week(s); Frozen: 12 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
  • Semi-Quantitative Particle Agglutination
Performed:Sun-Sat
Reported:2-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86780
Components:
  • 91210 - FTA-ABS
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