Phospholipase A2 Receptor Antibodies, Serum

Abbrev Code:MMMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:PLA2R; Anti-PLA2R
Methodology:ELISA; IFA
CPT Codes: 86256 x1, 86255 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-7 days.

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL; 0.5 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:8 hours at room temperature; 14 days refrigerated (preferred) or frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Mayo Medical Laboratories)
Referral Lab number:PLA2R


Reference Range:ELISA:
Negative <14 RU/mL
Borderline ≥14 - <20 RU/mL
Positive ≥20 RU/mL
IFA: Negative
Use:Distinguishing primary from secondary membranous nephropathy.

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