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Order Code ANTHI Haemophilus influenzae Antigen, Serum, Spinal Fluid, or Urine

Important Note

Call Fairview at 612-273-7838 prior to specimen collection for verification of specimen requirements and to inform them of specimen arrival.

Specimen Requirements

Submit only 1 of the following specimens:

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated.

Note:  1. Indicate serum on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (serum).

 

Spinal Fluid

1 mL of spinal fluid in a screw-capped, sterile container. Send specimen refrigerated. Maintain sterility and forward promptly.

Note:  1. Indicate spinal fluid on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (spinal fluid).

 

Urine

1 mL from a fresh, random urine collection in a urine specimen cup. Send specimen refrigerated.

Note:  1. Indicate urine on request form.

2. Label specimen appropriately (urine).

Performing Laboratory

Fairview University Medical Center (FUMC)

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Sunday

Methodology

Latex Agglutination

Reference Values

Negative (reported as positive or negative)

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86403