MuSK ANTIBODY Test

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a plain red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate and send 2.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST

Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis; Lipemia

Methodology
Radioimmunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 42 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
<1:10

Performed
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeMUSKQ
CPT-4 Code (s)
83519
LOINC Codes
Interpretation   Not available  
Comments   49549-9  
Comments   8251-1  
References   8265-1  
Technical Results   Not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory