NEUTROPHIL CYTOPLASMIC ANTIBODY

Components
This test may be ordered STAT by calling the pathologist at 1-800-760-9969.

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

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

Reference Range
C-ANCA:   <1:20  
P-ANCA:   <1:20  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeNCA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255 x 2 Titer included (86256) if positive.
LOINC Codes
C-ANCA   51924-9  
P-ANCA   14278-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory