SCL-70 - Rheumatology


Abbrev Code:LABCORP MISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Antiscleroderma; SCL 70; SCL70; Antitopoisomerase-1; Anti-Scleroderma Antibody; Anti SCL Antibody
Methodology:Multiplex flow immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86235 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-5 days.
Special Instructions:Testing done by special request only for Dr. Molitor's clinic at the CSC. Other locations - Contact East Bank Sendouts at 612-273-3711 for approval to send out.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL.  Does not permit repeat analysis.
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolysis; icterus; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL; 0.5 mL minimum ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature to East Bank Core Sendouts for shipment to referral lab.
Stability:14 days room temperature, refrigerated or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (LabCorp)
Referral Lab number:018705


Interpretive

Reference Range:0.0-0.9 AI
Use:Differential diagnosis of scleroderma (progressive systemic sclerosis).  Special request only.


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