Neisseria Meningitidis Antigens, Urine

Test Code

CPT Codes
86403 (x3)

Groups A/Y, C/W135, B/E. coli K1

Preferred Specimen
3 mL of a random urine in a sterile, plastic, leak-proof urine container

Minimum Volume
0.75 mL

Refrigerate specimens and send on refrigerant coolant to the laboratory (stable 48 hours), or freeze and send frozen samples on dry ice (stable 7 days).

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 7 days


Setup Schedule
Set up: Daily; Report available: Next day

Reference Range
Not detected

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153

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.