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Test Code COGM SARS-CoV-2 Antibody IgG and IgM

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB15691

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Serum

Collection Container/Type

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: 

  1. Centrifuge and separate cells after clot formation and within 4 hours of collection. 

  2. Before shipping, specimens should be removed from clot, red cells or gel separator. 

Additional Information:

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: Not defined

Refrigerated: 9 days

Frozen: > 7 days

Reference Range

See laboratory report.

Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, QNS, severely hemolyzed samples and any sample from which the lipid layer has not been removed.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday - Friday

Report Available

1 day

Method Name

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CLIA)

Includes

COVID IgG Antibody

COVID IgM Antibody