Cold Agglutinins

Last Modified: 4/4/2022 1:53:30 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:
Duplicate testing on this test is not acceptable per Medicare:  Testing to only be done every 7 days
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: Clot from a (10.0 mL)  Red Top Tube 
Serum from the Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial
Collection Instructions: Do not collect in a Serum Separator Tube (SST or PST)

Non-Refrigerated Centrifuge should be utilized when separating specimens
Minimum Volume: 0.6 mL Serum and the Clot
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: Ambient
Reference Range: Negative
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Titer reported if postive
Methodology: Agglutination
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: COLD
EPIC Test Code: IMO23
Alternate Test Names: Cold Agglutinins Titer
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86157

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