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Scleroderma (Scl-70) (ENA) Antibody, IgG

Components

Name Method Department Units
Scleroderma - 70 Antibody Semi-Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay
Send Out AU/mL

Specimen Requirements

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Stability

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

Specimen Preparation

  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Reasons for Rejection

  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross lipemia
  • Wrong collection tube
  • Wrong type of specimen
  • Contamination
  • Plasma unacceptable

CPT Code

  • 86235