ANTINEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODIES VASCULITIS PANEL, SERUM
Myeloperoxidase Antibody, Proteinase 3 Antibody (PR3), Cytoplasmic Neutrophilic Antibody if reflexed
Use when evaluating patients suspected of having autoimmune vasculitis, both Wegener's granulomatosis and microscopic polyangiitis.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, plain, red or gold (SST) top tube
Plasma, grossly lipemic or hemolyzed specimens
Refrigerated 21 days; Frozen 21 days
Multiplex Flow Immunoassay/Indirect Immunofluorescence
Mayo Medical Laboratory (VASC)
If myeloperoxidase (MPO) antibody or PR3 antibody is ≥0.4 U, then cytoplasmic neutrophilic antibodies will be performed at an additional charge.
83516 x2, 86255 and 86256 if reflexed
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:59 AM