Anti-PM/Scl-75 Ab (RDL)-994

Test info

  
Anti-PM/Scl-75 Ab (RDL)
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
PM/SCL 75
PM/Scl-75 Ab
Scleroderma
  

The anti-PM/Scl-75 antibody is specifically associated with calcinosis, ILD, pulmonary hypertension, gastrointestinal symptoms, as well as more active disease and joint contractures.

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.3 mL
Submission of the minimum volume does not allow for repeat testing.
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  

1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
2. Spin within one (1) hour of sample collection

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin and transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within one (1) hour of sample collection
  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Ambient - 7 days

Frozen - 60 days

  
  • Grossly hemolyzed
  • Bacterial contamination
  • Lipemic specimen
  • Icteric specimen
  • Non-serum specimen types

Performance

  
LabCorp Burlington (520051): R-NX
  
Weekly
  
14 - 21 days
  

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Negative: <20

 

Billing

  
86235

Tracking

  
08/18/2020
  
08/18/2020