PROTEINASE-3 AUTOANTIBODY (PR3 ANTIBODY)

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL (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 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 Time2-4 days
Test CodePR3AB
CPT-4 Code (s)
83516
LOINC Codes
46267-1

Warde
Medical
Laboratory