Computer Code: (CMISC)
Specimen Collection: 4 mL blood (lavender top tube).
Minimum Volume: 3 mL
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: If shipping overnight with no delays, maintain whole blood at room temperature. Min 1.5 mL whole blood. If shipping is delayed more than 24 hours, Centrifuge. Remove plasma and buffy coat from cells. Discard the plasma. Submit original collection tube containing cells. Maintain at room temperature. Requires NYS permit waiver.
Reference Values: See reference laboratory report.
Lab Code: CC REF
Requisition: SPEC C
Test Frequency: NA
Routine TAT: 21 days
Stat TAT: N/A
CPT Code(s): 82542
Methodology Used:
See Addendum XVII