Cold agglutinin titer, quant-13335

Test info

  
Cold agglutinin titer, quant
  
13335
  
LAB13335
  
CGG
  
Cold hemagglutinin titer
  

Detection of the presence of cold agglutinins in patients with suspected cold agglutinin disease.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  
  1. Transport blood immediately to laboratory.
  2. Incubate and allow to clot at 37°C.
  3. Spin to separate serum from cells. Do NOT refrigerate prior to separation of serum from red cells.
    • If there is not a 37°C incubator, allow to clot at room temperature and separate serum from cells immediately after clotting.

 

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Transport blood immediately to laboratory.
  2. Incubate and allow to clot at 37°C.
  3. Spin to separate serum from cells. Do NOT refrigerate prior to separation of serum from red cells.
    • If there is not a 37°C incubator, allow to clot at room temperature and separate serum from cells immediately after clotting.
  4. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)
  
  

Refrigerated

Do NOT refrigerate prior to separation of serum from red cells.

  
  • Refrigeration of the specimen before separating serum from cells

Performance

  
LabCorp Burlington (006353): R-LC
  
Mo, We, Th, Fr
  
2 - 3 days
  

Hemagglutination

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Negative: < 1:32

  

This test is not specific for Mycoplasma pneumoniae. For diagnosis of Mycoplasma pneumonia infections, see Mycoplasma pneumoniae Antibodies, IgG, IgM (13538).

Billing

  
86157
  
Result 5098-9

Tracking

  
03/29/2019
  
11/11/2019
  
02/19/2021