Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: November 21, 2019 @ 10:13 am

2775

Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA) IFA with Reflex to MPO/PR3

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 2 mL (Min:1 mL) Serum . Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • If titer is positive (>=1:20) reflex to MPO/PR3 (ANCA) Antibodies will be performed. Additional charges will apply.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Microbially Contaminated
  • Particulate matter
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Indirect Immunofluorescent Assay
Performed:Tuesday, Thursday
Reported:3-4 Day(s)
Positive results will be titered and reported next day.
CPT Codes:
  • 86256
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies (ANCA) are generally found in the serum of patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis or other autoimmune disease.
Components:
  • 2782 - ANCA IFA TITER
  • 2783 - ANCA IFA PATTERN
  • 2784 - ANCA REFLEX
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