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Test Code YERSINI AB Yersinia enterocolitica Ab, MAT

Clinical System Name

Yersinia enterocolitica Antibody


Y. enterocolitica Ab
Yersinia Antibody
Yersinia Titer

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Gold SST or Red

Preferred Vol: 1.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 0.5 mL



Processing Instructions

Reject due to:  

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location: Spin blood, freeze 0.2 - 0.5 mL serum in a plastic tube affixed with a large computer label in the CPA freezer, Send Outs rack.


Off-site collection: Spin, aliquot and freeze serum. Transport frozen.


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



STAT Performed TAT
N W 1 - 7 d


Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.

33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042


Phone Number: (800) 642-4657


Department: Send Outs

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range



Method: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Analytical Volume: 0.2 mL Serum


CPT Codes

86793 (x2)

Send Out Instructions

Reference Test Name: Yersinia enterocolitica Antibodies (IgG, IgA)
Reference Test Number: 16768X
Instructions: Send out Monday - Friday with the Quest courier.