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Lab Test Dictionary

AMPA Receptor Antibody, IgG by IFA with Reflex to Titer, Serum (3001260)

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody


Synonyms

Alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic Acid (AMPA)

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Wednesday

Standard TAT

1-8 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold (SST)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp=48 Hours; Refrigerated=2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen=1 Month

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed; Contaminated; Servery lipemic

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.15 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

86255; 86256