Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibody IgG


Abbrev Code:MPOIGG   
Order Code:LAB6361Order Name:Myeloperoxidase (MPO) AB IgG
Synonyms:Autoantibodies
Methodology:Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 83876 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.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Endocrine  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Negative Less than 3.5 U/mL
Positive Greater than 5.0 U/mL
 
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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