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Lab Test Dictionary

Anti-HMGCR (3-Hydroxy-3Methylglutaryl-Coenzyme A Reductase) Autoantibodies


Synonyms

Anti-HMGCR Ab IgG; Myositis Panel

Specimen Type

Serum and Plasma

Performing Lab

Quest forwards to RDL (TSO)


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday-Friday

Standard TAT

7 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

2-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold (SST)

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top) tube is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: 2 Months

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Serum or Plasma

Processing Instructions

Requires TSO form.


Comments

RDL test code: 1809; Requires TSO form.


CPT Codes

83520


Revised

07-03-18

Initials

SL