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Test Compendium

Test Name

  • STREPTOCOCCUS PNEUMONIAE AG

Test Code

  • 5430

Test Synonym

  • Streptococcus pneumoniae Ag

Minimum Volume

  • 0.5 mL

Specimen Type

  • Serum

Primary Container

  • Serum Separator Tube, Plain Red Top Tube, Transfer Tube - Serum

Transport Temp

  • Refrigerated

TAT

  • 8 days

Specimen Requirements

  • Testing is not recommended for persons who have received the Streptococcus pneumoniae vaccine within the previous five days (false-positive reaction). SST (gel-barrier) tube or a Red Top Tube