MYELOPEROXIDASE (MPO) ANTIBODY

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Enzyme-Linked Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
<=20 units:   Negative  
21-30 units:   Weak Positive  
>30 units:   Moderate to Strong Positive  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time2-3 days
Test CodeMPO
CPT-4 Code (s)
83516
LOINC Codes
6969-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory