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Division of Anatomic Pathology

Anti-Enterocyte (serum) staining and analysis

  • LIS Mnemonic: CF (in PTH menu)

    Collect

    Internal Samples: Red Top Tube (See remarks) External Samples: Only send serum (See remarks)

    Volume Required

    Internal Samples: 5 ml of blood External Samples: 1-2 ml of serum

    Minimum Required

    Internal Samples: 3ml of blood External Samples: 1 ml of serum

    Transport

    Internal Samples: Send to lab immediately. (See remarks) External Samples: Centrifuge and separate serum from cells and freeze. Ship frozen serum on dry ice so it remains frozen. (See remarks)

    Stability

    N/A

    Unacceptable conditions

    Internal Samples: Specimen not sent immediately or with requistion form missing required data. External Samples: Whole blood or serum specimens received not frozen. Requisition form missing required data.

Days Performed

Batched

Reported

1 to 3 weeks due to batching

Reflex Testing

N/A

CPT

88346 Immunofluorescent;

Methodology

Surgical

 

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