Test Overview
Test Methodology

Nephelometry

Test Usage

Demonstration of acute or recent streptococcal infection

Reference Range *

<5 years: < or =250 U/mL; 5-17 years < or =375 U/mL; > or =18 years: < or =300 U/mL

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 5 days

Soft Order Code
ADNAS
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo (ADNAS)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Fasting preferred but not required. Collect specimen in red top tube. Spin and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen processing refrigerated.

Yellow Top Tube
Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated preferred, ambient and frozen are also acceptable
Additional Information

Test performed by Mayo Clinic Laboratories

Billing
CPT Code
86215
Fee Code
AA541
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