ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR MODULATING ANTIBODY

Mnemonic

ACHRMOD-L

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Severely lipemic, contaminated or hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Fri

Reported

3-8 days

Method

Semi-Quantitative Flow Cytometry

Referral Lab

ARUP (99521)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Negative:         0-45% modulation
Positive:          46% or greater modulation

CPT Codes

83516

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:54 AM