Department of Pathology
and Laboratory Medicine

Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308
Laboratory
Ph: (330) 543-8573
Fax: (330) 543-3659

LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION


PATIENT INFO
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PHYSICIAN INFO
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TESTS REQUESTED
Test Name: ICD9 Code: (required)
1. Group B Strep Ag   
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SPECIMEN INFO
Collection Date & Time:
Collected By:
Test Information for Group B Strep Ag
CPT Code: 87450

Specimen Type: CSF or Blood

Tube Type/Collection Container: CSF container or Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 0.5 mL CSF / 1.0 mL serum

Cause for rejection: Serum with excessive hemolysis or lipemia may not be suitable for testing.

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Antigen detection by latex agglutination

Special Instructions: Urine specimens may exhibit misleading results in neonates and infants and therefore are not acceptable for analysis. Transient excretion of the Group B strep antigen has been noted in uninfected infants colonized in the gastrointestinal tract.

TAT: 1 hour


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

Additional Info: -

Transport specimens to processing area of the laboratory in an appropriate container. Additional information is available from Cindy Maurer at (330)543-8689.

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Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
CCL
Akron Children's Hospital
One Perkins Square
Akron, OH 44308


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