STREPTOCOCCUS A ANTIBODIES SERUM

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: STZ
UPHSM LIS Test #: 800
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Testing Time: 1 day
Testing Lab: UP Health System-Marquette

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1 ml serum
Temperature: Refrigerate or Frozen
Tube Type: 1 SST Tube or Red Top
Collection Info:
Refrigerate specimen after collection.
Serum <24 hours (2-8C), freeze -20C if >24 hours.

Methods

Agglutination

Clinical Utilities

Useful for screening and titering for antibodies to exoenzymes of streptococcus A. Includes DNase, Hyaluronidase, streptokinase, streptolysin O and NADase.

CPT Codes

86063

* The CPT codes provided 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 payer being billed.

Reference Range

<100 streptozyme units = negative
(100 streptozyme units = 166 todd units)