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Test Code Ovarian Ab Ovarian Antibody Test

Clinical System Name

Ovarian Antibody Test

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.6 mL

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Spin sample and transfer serum into plastic aliquot tube. Store sample in CPA refrigerator, Send Outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and transfer serum into plastic aliquot tube. Transport specimen refrigerated.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp 7 d
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen  30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N W 4 - 8 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

Reference Range

Ovarian Antibody Screen: Negative

 

Ovarian antibody screen is at 1:5 dilution

Methodology

Method: Immunofluorescent Assay (IFA)

Analytical Volume: 0.3 mL Serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86255

If Ovarian Antibody Screen is positive, a titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86256).

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name:

Ovarian Antibody Screen with Reflex to Titer, IFA (10328X)

Reference Test Number:

10328N

Instructions:

Send out Monday through Friday with the Quest courier.