Fluorescent Treponemal Antibody

Last Modified: 3/25/2019 4:09:56 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:
Duplicate testing on this test is not acceptable per Medicare:  Testing to only be done every 365 days
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:
48 hours Refrigerated - Transport
30 days Frozen - Storage

Specimen to be transported Refrigerated to PRMC within 48 hours of collection to be frozen by Immunology department to maintain specimen integrity until testing occurs. Do not transport Frozen.  
Reference Range: Non Reactive
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: IFA
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 7 days
Days Performed: Wednesday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: FTA
EPIC Test Code: IMO27
Alternate Test Names: FTA-ABS; Treponemal Antibody
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86780

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