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Test Code LAB12378 Endomysial IgA Antibodies

Department

SEND OUTS

Reference Lab Test Number

ENDOM

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 serum in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable

Refrigerated: 2 days

Frozen: 2 weeks

Minimum Testing Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range

<1:10 Negative

Methodology

Indirect Fluorescent Antibody

Performed

Monday – Friday

Reported

4 days

CPT Codes

86255. Titer – 86256 – included if positive

Unacceptable Conditions

Severely hemolyzed or lipemic specimens.