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Eosinophil Cationic Protein

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

ECP Test

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.6 mL

 

Note: Gold SST not accepable

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Serum Separator Tube

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Refrigerate specimen in CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

24 h

  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen 30d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N

Drawn daily; set up 1x a week at Quest Lab

5 - 10 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

 

Department

Department:  

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130
 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

 

 

Reference Range

 

ug/L

2 - 10

 

Methodology

Method: Fluoroenzyme Immunoassay (UNICAP)

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83520

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

Eosinophil Cationic Protein (ECP)

Reference Test Number:

82891N

Instructions: Send out Mon - Fri with the Quest courier.