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Cold Agglutinin Titer

Centralized Core Laboratory : Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation :
COLDA MAYO
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
10.0 mL (minimum 2.5 mL)
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to Reference Laboratory
Methodology:
Titration-Red Cell Agglutination at 4 degrees C
Special Instructions:
Do not refrigerate prior to separation of serum from red cells.
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference Values: Screen: Negative Titer: <1:64 If screen is positive, titer results will be reported.
CPT Code:
86156 (screen), 86157 (titer if appropriate)