Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibody IgG


Sunquest Code:MPOIGG  
Epic Code:LAB6361Epic Name:Myeloperoxidase (MPO) AB IgG
Synonyms:Autoantibodies
Methodology:Multiplex flow immunoassay
CPT Code:83876
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results reported the same day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge ASAP and aliquot 1 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Specialty Core  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

 

Negative

Less than 1.0 AI

Positive

1.0 AI and greater

Antibody index (AI) values reflect qualitative changes in antibody concentration that cannot be directly associated with clinical condition or disease state.

 

Use:Aids in the diagnosis of vasculitis, glomerulonephritis, Churg-Strauss Syndrome, polyarteritis nodosa, systemic lupus erythematosus, rheumatoid arthritis and associated disorders.


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