Milk Precipitin Panel

Test Code

CPT Codes
86331 (x5)<br /> **This test is not available for New York patient testing.**

Preferred Specimen
Minimum: 1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 10 days
Refrigerated: 20 days
Frozen: Indefinitely

Gel Diffusion

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues, Fri a.m.; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance
The Gel Diffusion test is used to test for the presence of IgG antibodies to the following antigens: Cow Milk, Alpha Lactalbumin, Beta Lactalbumin, Casein, Bovine Serum Albumin.

Performing Laboratory
Viracor-IBT Laboratories
1001 NW Technology Dr.
Lee's Summit, MO 64086-5603

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.