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Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red or gold top tube) per every 16 allergens. Use special RAST request form found in test requisition section. 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL/every 16 antigens 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes, refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: See Addendum XV. See Addendum XV  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: Req 14 See Test Requisition 14
Test Frequency: Mon-Fri Once/day 
Routine TAT: 2-3 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 86003x # of allergens 
LCD or NCD: (LCD)  
Methodology Used: 25
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/23/2014
Time: 13:23:08 (24hr)