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Centralized Core Laboratory : Immunology

Test ID/Workstation :
CUI MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top ( no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
5.0 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Days Performed Mon-Wed-Fri
Methodology:
Ex Vivo Challenge, Cell Culture and Histamine Analysis
Special Instructions:
Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), allow clotting. Spin down and separate within 2 hours. Send 2 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial. Note: Patients taking calcineurin inhibitors should stop medication 72 hours prior to draw. Patients taking prednisone should be off their medication for 2 weeks prior to draw. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within a Hospital (Akron or Beeghly).
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8417
TAT:
2-7 days
Additional Info:
Reference range: <10.0
CPT Code:
86352