Proteinase 3 (PR3) Antibody IgG


Abbrev Code:PR3IGG   
Order Code:LAB6362Order Name:Proteinase 3 (PR3) Antibody IgG
Synonyms:Autoantibodies
Methodology:Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 83516 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed twice weekly; results are reported within 4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), 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 up to 14 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Negative Less than 2.0 U/mL
Positive Greater than 3.0 U/mL
 
Use:Aids in the diagnosis of Wegener's granulomatosis (WG).


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