Streptococcus, Group B Antigens, Urine

Test Code
10297

CPT Codes
86403

Preferred Specimen
3 mL random urine

Minimum Volume
0.5 mL

Instructions
Refrigerate specimens and send on refrigerant coolant to the laboratory, or freeze and send frozen samples on dry ice.

Transport Container
Sterile container, leak-proof

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

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

Methodology
Agglutination

Setup Schedule
Monday-Sunday pm, Evening, Night Report available: Next Day

Reference Range
Not detected

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




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