Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Yersinia Serology

Test Name: Yersinia Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Collect acute and convalescent blood aseptically in Vacutainer tubes.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out weekdays to Public Health Laboratory
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-28
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing: Clearly indicate on label and requisition "YERSINIA SEROLOGY".
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Agglutination
Critical Information Required: Specify Yersinia Serology when ordering.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
Must be ordered by the Lab
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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