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Smooth Muscle Antibodies

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ASMGAB
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Thursday (day shift)
Method EIA
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 1.0 (blood)
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 (serum)
Min. Volume 0.5 (serum)
UCSF Rejection Criteria Grossly hemolyzed, Icteric or lipemic serum
Processing notes Freeze sample at -20C
Units Units
Normal range Negative < 20 Units
Weak Positive 20 - 30 Units
Moderate to Strong Positive > 30 Units
Turn around times 2 – 8 days
CPT coding 83516
LOINC code 44706-0
Last Updated 2/28/2017 9:49:16 PM
Entry Number 858
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