Karius Lab Testing - Hold

Last Modified: 3/3/2021 1:21:39 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 5.0 mL whole blood collected in BD Vacutainer® PPT™ tube from KIT
Collection Instructions: Centrifuged at 1100 RCF for 10 minutes within 6 hours of collection 


This is the KIT SPECIMEN

DO NOT TRANSFER Plasma to plastic vial - Leave in the collection tube

Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

4 days Ambient
6 months Frozen

Reference Range: Test results are sent as a one-page report displaying quantities of pathogens detected at statistically significant levels.
See a sample test report here, and find detailed instructions here.
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Next Generation Sequencing
Clinical Significance: Immunocompromised, Pneumonia, Febrile neutropenia, Sepsis, Culture-negative endocarditis, Fever of unknown origin

Not FDA Approved.

Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 to 2 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Other Testing Facility: Karis Lab
PHL Test Code: KARH
Alternate Test Names: KARH (Karius Hold); Karius Hold; Kit Test; KITT
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 0152U

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