Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: May 18, 2024 @ 9:13 am


MPO/PR3 (ANCA) Antibodies

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Microbial Contamination
  • Particulate matter
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • Enzyme-Linked ImmunoSorbent Assay (ELISA)
Performed:Monday, Thursday
Reported:1-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 83520x2
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Myeloperoxidase and Proteinase 3 Reference Ranges:
<21 Units Negative
21-30 Units Weak Positive
>30 Units Moderate to Strong Positive

ELISA method for ANCA correlates with Indirect Immunofluorescence as follows-
Myeloperoxidase = P-ANCA (Perinuclear Staining)
Proteinase 3 = C-ANCA (Cytoplasmic Staining)
  • 2279 - PROTEINASE 3
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