Anti-Retinal Autoantibodies Follow-Up by Western Blot

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Western Blot
CPT Codes: 84182 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-5 weeks.
Special Instructions:A completed requisition must be sent with each specimen. See Associated Links. Include clinical history and referring physician's name and telephone number.
Associated Links:

Mayo OHSU Ocular Immunology Request Form

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:6.2 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Alternate Containers: Purple (EDTA), Red or gold (gel)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolysis

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 5 mL, 3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:7 days at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (OHSU Ocular Immunology via Mayo)
Referral Lab number:FARWB


Reference Range:By report.
Use:This test should be ordered as follow-up to previous Anti-retinal autoantibodies performed at Oregon Health Sciences University Ocular Immunology Laboratory.

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