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Neutrophil Antibodies

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact Hematology at x3-1747
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 10/28/2013 11:48:48 AM
Entry Number 683

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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