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helicobacter pylori antibody, igg
Synonyms: H. Pylori 
Computer Code: HPYLG
Specimen Collection: 3 mL whole blood (gold top preferred, red top acceptable). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
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 XIV See Addendum XIV  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: SEROL
Test Frequency: 2/week 
Routine TAT: 3-4 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 86677 
LCD or NCD: (LCD) http://www.cms.hhs.gov/mcd/results_index.asp?from=%27lmrpstate%27&contractor=179&name=National+Government+Services%2C+Inc%2E+%2813201%2C+MAC+%2D+Part+A%29&letter_range=0&retired  
Methodology Used: 25
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 11/25/2015
Time: 18:41:17 (24hr)