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Test Code HPYM H. Pylori Antibody, IgM

Collection Container

Serum gel

Specimen Required

Serum

Other Acceptable Specimen Types

Red top

Specimen Volume

1 mL

Minimum Specimen Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Specimen Stability

14 days

Reasons for Rejection

Heat inactivated serum; hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

Methodology

Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Days and Times Performed

Monday - Friday

Turnaround Time

2 - 4 days

CPT Code

86677 (Results of this test are for investigational purposes only)

LOINC Code

7903-8

EMR Interface Order Code

68048