Lab Test

Neutrophil Associated Antibodies

Granulocyte antibodies, Granulocyte autoantibodies, Anti-Neutrophil Antibodies, Granulocyte Antibodies (Anti Neutrophil Antibodies), ARUP #55506, EPIC: LAB6633, SOFT: XNAA

Test Codes

ARUP #55506, EPIC: LAB6633, SOFT: XNAA

Specimen Collection Criteria

Collect: One plain Red-top tube.
Also acceptable: One Gold-top SST tube.

Critical frozen. Send specimen for processing immediately after collection.

Physician Office/Draw Specimen Preparation

Critical frozen. Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and freeze (-20°C/-4°F or below) immediately.

Preparation for Courier Transport

Transport: 3.0 mL serum, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Minimum: 0.5 mL)

Rejection Criteria

  • Specimens not collected and processed as indicated.

In-Lab Processing

Critical frozen. Let specimen clot 30-60 minutes then centrifuge to separate serum from cells within two hours of collection. Transfer serum to a plastic transport tube and freeze (-20°C/-4°F or below) immediately.

Transport: 3.0 mL serum, frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below). (Minimum: 0.5 mL)

Storage

Specimen Stability for Testing:

Room Temperature (20-26°C or 68-78.8°F): Unacceptable
Refrigerated (2-8°C or 36-46°F): Unacceptable
Frozen (-20°C/-4°F or below): 30 days

Specimen Storage in Department Prior to Disposal:

Specimen retention time is determined by the policy of the reference laboratory. Contact the Sendout Laboratory with any questions.

Laboratory

Sent to ARUP Laboratories, Salt Lake City, UT.

Performed

Monday, Thursday.
Results available in 2-6 days.

Reference Range

Negative.

Test Methodology

Qualitative Flow Cytometry.

CPT Codes

86021

Contacts

Last Updated

10/23/2019

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