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COVID-19 Antibody

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Updated Test Information:

Test Description
COVID-19 Antibody
Synonym(s)

2019-nCoV, Coronavirus Disease, COVID-19 Illness, COVID-2019, COVID19 IgG Ab, SARS-CoV-2, Wuhan

Test ID
COVA
General Information

Use for the qualitative detection of antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19)

Specimen Type

Serum

Alternate Specimen Type

Li-heparin, K2-EDTA, or K3-EDTA Plasma

Specimen Requirements

SST

Specimen Collection / Processing Instructions

SST - Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If a red-top tube, green-top or purple top tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube

Additional Processing Details

Separate serum or plasma from cells within 45 minutes of collection. If a red-top tube, green-top or purple top tube is used, transfer separated serum or plasma to a plastic transport tube.

Stability

3 days 15-25 C
7 Days 2-8 C
28 days -20 C (The sample may be frozen one time)

Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Estimated TAT

0-2 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Friday

CPT Code(s)

86769

PLEASE NOTE: 
This test is available as client bill only due to limited insurance reimbursement.

Additional Information

The COVID-19 antibody assay is for in vitro diagnostic use under an FDA Emergency Use Authorization (EUA).

Fact Sheet for Patients

Fact Sheet for Healthcare Providers

Minimum Sample Volume

0.5 mL

Pediatric Min. Volume (if applicable)

0.2 mL

Reference Range

Negative

Performing Lab

Incyte Diagnostics

LOINC Code(s)

94762-2