P0 (Pzero) Antibodies


Sunquest Code:FPZ  
Epic Code:LAB5611Epic Name:P0 Pzero Ab Test
Synonyms:Soft-FPZ
Methodology:Western Blot
CPT Code:84182
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 14-27 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by IMMCO. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Test performed by: IMMCO Diagnostics.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Immco Diagnostics via Mayo)
Referral Lab number:FPZ


Interpretive

Reference Range:Qualitative test: Negative or Positive
Use:Antibodies against P0 at 30kD protein occur in 46% of patients with Meniere's disease, 40% or patients with otoclerosis, 28% of patients with sudden deafness and in 4% of control subjects.


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