RNP antibody

Alphabetical Test listing

RNP antibody-12661

  
RNP antibody
  
12661
  
LAB12661
  
Anti RNP
Anti Ribonucleoprotein ENA antibody
  

Antibodies to RNP occur in approximately 50% of patients with lupus erythematosus (LE) and in patients with other connective tissue diseases, notably mixed connective tissue disease (MCTD).

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 21 days

Ambient - NO

  
  • 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)
  
AHL - Immunology: J
  
Mo, We, Fr
  
2 - 4 days
  

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CIA)

  

Negative: < 20 CU

Strong positive: ≥ 20 CU

  
86235
  
11/10/2015
  
09/12/2018