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Test Code 68kD Ab 68kD (hsp-70)

Reporting Name

68kD (hsp-70) antibodies

Specimen Required

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL of serum frozen in a plastic vial.

Seattle Children's Hospital Note:

Collect 5.0 mL whole blood in Red or Gold Top.

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

2.0 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Frozen (preferred) 365 days
  Refrigerated  5 days
  Ambient  48 hours

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Twice per week

Performing Laboratory

IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc.

Method Name

Line Blot

Reference Values

Qualitative test – Positive or Negative


Test Classification

This test has been developed and performance parameters have been validated by IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc. This test has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); however, US FDA approval is not required for clinical use. It is not intended that clinical diagnosis and patient management decisions be made using these results alone. This test has been validated using serum samples. The manufacturer has not determined the efficacy of this test when performed on CSF, plasma, joint or pleural fluid specimens. The performance characteristics of this test were determined by IMMCO Diagnostics Inc.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
F68KD 68kD (hsp-70) antibodies 43597-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0909 68kD (hsp-70) antibodies 43597-4

Reject Due To




Warm OK; Cold OK