RNP ANTIBODY

Test Documentation
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

Rejection Criteria
Hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 2 days; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
<20   Negative  
20-39   Weak positive  
40-80   Moderate positive  
>80   Strong positive  

Performed
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Turnaround Time4 days
Test CodeRNP
CPT-4 Code (s)
86235
LOINC Codes
51928-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory