CYTOPLASMIC NEUTROPHIL ANTIBODIES, SERUM

Mnemonic

ANCA

Synonym

ANCA

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells.

Preferred Volume

0.8 mL

Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Gross lipemia or hemolysis

Testing Information

Performed

Mon - Sat

Reported

3-5 days

Method

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (ANCA)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86255, 86256 if titered

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:07 AM