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SARS-CoV-2 IgG (8000101430)
Test Mnemonic:


Specimen Requirements:
Test Included:





Routine venipuncture. Preferred: SST (gel barrier), red-topped tube (see storage instructions) RST (rapid separator tube) (Min.: 3 mL of blood). Acceptable: Lavendar EDTA tube (Min.: 3 mL of blood).

Minimum Volume:

Min.: 3 mL of blood


Delivered to Sample Management within 2 hours of collection.  

Specimen Preparation:


Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Centrifuge to separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection.



Room Temperature for ≤ 48 hours, Refrigerated for 7 days, Frozen for ≤ 6 months.  (Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles).

Causes for Rejection:

Incomplete and/or incorrect sample identification, improper storage/transport, improper tube type and hemolyzed sample.

Reference Range:
Turnaround Time:

Within 24 hours when received in lab.



Chemiluminescent Microparticle Immunoassay



Clinical Chemistry

Clinical Indication:

Identification of past exposure to Covid-19.

CPT 4 Code:


When ordering tests for which Medicare or Medicaid reimbursement will be sought, physicians should only order tests that are medically necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of the patient. Components of the organ or disease panels may be ordered individually. The diagnostic information must substantiate all tests ordered and must be in the form of an ICD-10 code or its verbal equivalent.
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