Anti SARS-CoV-2 Total (IgG, IgM, IgE) CPT: 86328

Expected Turnaround Time

Within 1-3 day(s)

Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.

Specimen Requirements




2 mL

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL


Serum gel


Collection Instructions:

1. Centrifuge blood collection tube per collection tube manufacturer’s instructions (eg, centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection for BD Vacutainer tubes).

2. Aliquot serum into plastic vial.

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Stability Requirements

Temperature Period
Room Temperature24 hours
Refrigerated3 days
Frozen12 months
Freeze/thaw/ cycles NA

Patient Information

Antibody (serology) test: To detect antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 that indicate you have been infected with the virus; to help track the pandemic.

Antibody test: When you previously had or suspected you had COVID-19 and your healthcare provider wants to determine if you have antibodies to the virus.

Antibody test: A blood sample is drawn from a vein or is collected from a fingerstick.