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PM/Scl-100 Antibody, IgG by Immunoblot

Components

Name Method Department Units
PM-1 Antibodies Qualitative Immunoblot
Send Out Negative or Positive

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 day(s)
Frozen - 12 month(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate

Reasons for Rejection

  • Plasma unacceptable
  • Contamination
  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Gross lipemia

CPT Code

  • 86235