Test Details

Mnemonic

NCA

Ordering Code

3007701

CPT-4 Code(s)

86255 x 2. Titer (86256) included if positive.

Specimen Information

Collect

SST
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 1.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red-top
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Minimum Volume

0.5 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Plasma
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Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: 14 days
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Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
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Reference Range

C-ANCA: <1:20
P-ANCA: <1:20
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Performing Laboratory

Warde Medical Laboratory
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