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Alias Names: Anti-Neutrophil
Methodology: Flow Cytometry (FC)
Edit Date: 9/17/2008
Performed: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Released: 1 – 5 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86021-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a plastic vial. Freeze.
Stability: 24 hours ambient, 72 hours refrigerated, or 1 month frozen.
Standard Volume: 3 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum.
Transport: Frozen on dry ice.
Comments: This is NOT an anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (ANCA). See Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA) MPO/PR3 Confirmation (69171)
Rejection Criteria: Specimen refrigerated longer than 72 hours.

Reference Range:

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