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Methodology: Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
Edit Date: 6/11/2010
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 1-5 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 86255-90, 86256-90 if reflexed
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial immediately.
Stability: 48 hours ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 1 year frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 150 µL serum.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; severely lipemic, contaminated or hemolyzed specimen.

Reticulin Antibody, IgA Screen Reticulin Antibody, IgA Tiger
<1:5 <1:5
No antibody detected No antibody detected

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