Support the diagnosis of immune neutropenia in various autoimmune disorders.
Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times
Gold serum separator (SST) tube
Ambient (preferred) - 5 days
Refrigerated - 5 days
Frozen - 1 year
Neutrophil associated antibodies may occur in primary autoimmune neutropenia in both adults and children as an isolated hematological disorder. The antibodies could occur as a secondary phenomenon in various autoimmune disorders including systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis, myasthenia gravis, Felty's syndrome, and drug-induced neutropenia.