PHOSPHOLIPASE A2 RECEPTOR ANTIBODY, IgG

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, remove serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 1.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed, lipemic, icteric or heat-treated samples

Methodology
Semi-quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Stability
Room temperature: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
<1:10

Performed
Wednesday

Turnaround Time3-11 days
Test CodePLA2R
CPT-4 Code (s)
86255 (plus 86256 if reflexed to titer, at an additional fee)
LOINC Codes
Phospholipase A2 Receptor, IgG   82991-1  
Phospholipase A2 Receptor, IgG Titer:   81201-6  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory