Matrix Mettaloproteinase-7 (MMP-7)


Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:MMP7
Methodology:Luminex
CPT Codes: 85319 x
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 3-7 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:3 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.5 mL
Container:Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Plasma; room temperature or refrigerated specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge within 2 hours of collection and aliquot 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Freeze immediately.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice.
Stability:2 hours at room temperature or refrigerated; > 6 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center)
Referral Lab number:11738598


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Low probability of BA < 53 ng/mL
Borderline range 53-100 ng/mL
High probability of BA >100 ng/mL
 
Use:Order for patients with elevated direct bilirubin and clinically suspected of Biliary Atresia.


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