2 - 5 days
- IBT Chronic Urticaria Index Panel
Patients taking calcineurin inhibitors should stop their medication for 72 hours prior to draw. Patients taking prednisone should be off their medication for 2 weeks prior to draw. Collect specimen in an SST or red top tube. Centrifuge and aliquot serum into a plastic vial within 2 hours of collection. Store at room temperature up to 1 week or freeze for longer storage.
Panel includes Anti-Thyroid Peroxidase IgG, Anti-Thyroglobulin IgG, TSH (Thyrotropin), and CU Index. Test sent to Viracor Eurofins.