Myeloperoxidase antibodies-1254A

Test info

  
Myeloperoxidase antibodies
  
1254A
  
LAB1254
  
MYA
  
Anti-myeloperoxidase antibodies
p-ANCA
Perinuclear andi-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibody
MPO
  
  • Evaluating patients suspected of having immune-mediated vasculitis, especailly MPA
  • Recommended use is to monitor patients in response to treatment

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
0.5 mL
  
0.4 mL
  

Spin

  

 Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen (OK) - 21 days

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)

Performance

  
AHL - Immunology: J
  
Mo - Fr
  
2 - 3 days
  

Chemiluminescent Immunassay (CIA)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

< 20 CU   Negative
≥ 20 CU   Positive

Billing

  
83876

Tracking

  
10/25/2004
  
08/22/2019
  
09/16/2020