Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Rabies Antibody, Serum Order Code : YRAB
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 2 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Rapid Fluorescent Focus Inhibition Test (RFFIT)
Standard Run Times: Varies
Turnaround Time: 5-6 weeks
Special Handling: Transport whole blood refrigerated. Centrifuge and transfer serum to a separate tube. Transport serum refrigerated. If transport is greater than 2 days, transport serum frozen. Specimen stability: refrigerated (preferred) 14 days; frozen 60 days.
CPT Codes: 86317
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB651
SHC EPIC Code: LABYRAB
Causes For Rejection: Excessively hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens. Gross bacterial contamination.
Department: Sendouts
Clinical Specialties: Infectious Disease
Sendout Lab: Mayo Medical Laboratories
URL: http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/test-catalog/Overview/90330