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Strep Pneumoniae Urinary Antigen  

SIM

18193 

CPT

87449 

Synonyms

Urine Ag, S pneumo Ag 

Specimen Type

Urine, CSF  

Container

Leakproof urine container or CSF transport tubes

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

1 ml

Additional Information

Test has not been validate on urine specimens from children.
Do not test within 5 days of receiving S pneumo vaccine( may cause false positives)

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Store urine at room temp for up to 24 hrs or up to 14 days refrigerate at 2-8 deg C.
CSF at room temp for up to 24 hrs or up to 7 days refrigerate at 2-8 deg C.

Specimen Stability

 

Rejection Criteria

Incorrect patient information. Urines received after 14 days and CSF after 7 days.

Reference Range

Negative

Critical Value

Positive results from CSF specimen. 

Test Includes

S pneumo antigen testing 

Methodology

ICT-immunochromatographic assay 

Testing Frequency

Daily, 1st and 2nd shift 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018

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