Sign in →

Test Code Cryoglob Cryoglobulin

Important Note

Must be collected at Main Campus

Sample must be kept at body temperature at all times.  After collection, immediately place tube in an activated disposable infant heel warmer.  Transport to the lab within 10 min.

Contact the Chemistry Lab for requests after 3 pm or on weekends. (206)987-3860.

Clinical System Name

Cryoglobulin

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole blood

Container(s): Gold SST

Preferred Vol: 2 mL

Minimum Vol: 2 mL

 

Note: Sample must be kept at body temperature at all times.  After collection, immediately place tube in an activated disposable infant heel warmer.  Transport to the lab within 10 min, and notify CPA staff of the need for special processing.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: N

Aliquot: N

Temp: 37 C

Storage location: Notify Chemistry technologist (x73860), who will put specimen in 37 C heating block for clotting.  Spin in heated centrifuge at 37 C.

 

Off-site collection:  Collect at Main Campus - Sample must be spun in heated centrifuge

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp N
  Refrigerated N
  Frozen N

 

Note: This sample must be kept at body tempearture at all times.  Keep in activated heel warmer.

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N M - F, day shift only 1 w

 

Contact the Chemistry Lab for requests after 3 pm or on weekends. (206)987-3860.

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

 

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: (206) 987-3860

 

 

 

Reference Range

Expected value: Negative

Methodology

Method: Qualitative Cold Precipitation

Analytical Volume: 1 mL

Limitations:

 

 

CPT Codes

82595