Trypanosoma Cruzi - BMT Only

Abbrev Code:TCRUZI   
Order Code:LAB3201Order Name:Trypanosoma Cruzi
Synonyms:Chagas Testing; T. Cruzi
CPT Codes: 86753 x1
Test Includes:For transplant patients only. BMT testing for Trypanosoma Cruzi (T. Cruz)
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-4 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:7 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:5 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA)
Collection Instructions:Send to East Bank Core Lab Sendouts immediately.
Causes for Rejection:Gel additive; processed specimen and gross hemolysis.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship whole blood in collection tube at refrigerated temperature. Protect from temperature extremes.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Memorial Blood Center)
Referral Lab number:na


Reference Range:By report.

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