Important Information about Monkeypox from NC-DHHS (updated 5/24/2022) to All North Carolina Clinicians and Laboratorians

Type & Screen

Pink Top Tube

Tube Type

Includes: ABO and Antibody Screen

EPIC Order Type and Screen
CPT Code(s) 86900,86901,86850
Group/Individual Test Group
Laboratory Transfusion Medicine Service
Tube Station 32 (Routine and STAT)
Specimen Routine: 7 mL blood / pink top -EDTA tube; see important Comments
Availability Routine: 24 hours/7 days
Expedite: Yes
Turnaround Time
Reference Range
Recommended for Surgical Procedures with minimal blood loss.
Off-site locations: Samples must be transported at refrigerated temperature (2-10° C)

Reviewed by Christopher Parker on November 05, 2021

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514