Test Details

Mnemonic

MUSKG

Ordering Code

3600291

CPT-4 Code(s)

86366, plus 86256 if reflexed to titer, at an additional fee

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 2.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly lipemic, icteric or hemolyzed specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 month

Methodology

Semi-quantitative Cell-Based Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
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Reference Range

<1:10
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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