MI-2 AUTOANTIBODIES

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 4 hours, and send 3.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Radioimmunoprecipitation Assay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Tuesday-Thursday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeMI2A
CPT-4 Code (s)
86235
LOINC Codes
18485-3

Warde
Medical
Laboratory