Test Catalog

Test

Code
F417
Name
STRIATED MUSCLE ANTIBODIES IGG WITH REFLEX TO TITER
Notes
Description

Also known as: ANTI-STRAIATIONALANTIBODY ANTI-SKELETAL ANTIBODY STRIATED MUSCLE ANTIBODY, ANTI-SKELETAL ANTIBODY, ASTR, F417
Orderable Code: F417
Test Contains (LOINC): Striated Muscle Antibodies IgG Screen (49692-7)
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Sample Type: Serum
Preferred Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Sample Volume: 1.0 mL
Minimal Sample Volume: 0.15 mL
Handling Instructions
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to a Standard Transport Tube.
Client Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Specimen Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Unsuitable Specimen: Plasma. Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.
TESTING
Frequency: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Expected Turn Around: 2 – 6 Days
Responsible Dept: Reference Lab
Referral Lab: ARUP
Referral Lab Code: 0050746
CPT: 86255
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Reflex Criteria: Reflex to F429
If Striated Muscle Abs detected, a titer will be added. Additional charges apply.