Ordering Recommendation

Mnemonic

PRENATAL A

Methodology

Automated Cell Count/Differential/Semi-Quantitative Charcoal Agglutination/Qualitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Semi-Quantitative Chemiluminescent Immunoassay/Hemagglutination/Solid Phase

Performed

Refer to individual components

Reported

Refer to individual components

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation
Collect

Lavender (EDTA) or pink (K2EDTA) AND serum separator tube.

Specimen Preparation

Transport One 3 mL EDTA (Min: 0.5 mL) AND one 7 mL EDTA (Min: 3 mL) whole blood in original containers AND Transfer two 2 mL aliquots serum to individual ARUP Standard Transport Tubes (Min: 2 mL each tube)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Whole Blood: Refrigerated.
Serum: Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Frozen whole blood. Clotted whole blood.

Remarks
Stability

Whole Blood: Ambient: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 24 hours; Frozen: Unacceptable
Serum: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen; 1 year

Reference Interval

Refer to Report.

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

If RPR is weakly reactive or reactive, then a titer will be added. If Antibody Screen is positive, then Antibody Identification will be added. If results for Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen, Prenatal are reactive, then Hepatitis B Virus Surface Antigen Confirmation, Prenatal will be added. Additional charges apply.

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

86592; 86762; 86900; 86901; 86850; 85025; 87340; if reflexed, add 86593; 86870; 86880; 86906; 87341

Components

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Aliases

  • Prenatal Panel A
Prenatal Reflexive Panel