Ovarian Antibody Screen with Reflex to Titer, IFA

Test Code

CPT Codes

If Ovarian Antibody Screen is positive, then Ovarian Antibody Titer will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86256).

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.3 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
1 mL serum collected in a serum separator tube

Transport Container
Plastic, screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis • Lipemia

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Setup Schedule
Setup: Wed p.m.; Report available: 3 days

Reference Range
Ovarian Antibody Screen Negative
Ovarian antibody screen is at 1:5 dilution

Clinical Significance
Ovarian Antibody is found in patients with premature ovarian failure, Addison's disease, and polyendocrinopathy syndromes.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-San Juan Capistrano, CA
33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

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.