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Neutrophil Antibodies

Item Value
Available Stat? No
Test code NEUAB
Test group Neutrophil Antibodies
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Flow cytometry
Container type Red top (Gold top NOT acceptable)
Amount to Collect 2 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.1 mL serum
Processing notes Freeze at -20C and ship to China Basin
Normal range None detected
Synonyms Anti-Neutrophil Antibodies; flow cytometry
Turn around times 5 -7 days
Additional information Used for possible immune neutropenia unrelated to transfusion. For Wegener's Granulomatosis, see Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies.

Neutrophil-associated IgG and IgM are quantitated after incubating the patient's serum with formalin-fixed neutrophils. The test does NOT distinguish specific anti-neutrophil immunoglobulins from antibodies directed against HLA antigens.
CPT coding 86021-90
Last Updated 6/14/2016 2:51:38 PM
Entry Number 683
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