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Test Code LAB10436 Proteinase-3 Autoantibody (PR3 Antibody)

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

PR3AB

Primary Collection Container

Gold (SST)

Alternate Collection Container

Red (No Gel)

Transport

Serum refrigerated

Preferred Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Processing

Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Stability

Ambient: 8 hours

Refrigerated: 48 hours

Frozen: 14 days

Minimum Testing Volume

0.1 mL

Reference Range

≤20 units: Negative

21-30 units: Weak Positive

≥30 units: Moderate to Strong Positive

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Monday – Friday

Reported

4 Days

CPT Codes

83516

Unacceptable Conditions

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.