Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Acetylcholine Receptor Blocking Antibody Order Code : 12397R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Serum
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube
Required Volume: 1 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Radioreceptor Assay
Standard Run Times: Mon-Sat
Turnaround Time: 3-5 days
Special Handling: Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL). Store and transport refrigerated. Stability (collection to initiation of testing): After separation from cells: Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles).
CPT Codes: 83519
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB838
SHC EPIC Code: LAB12397R
Causes For Rejection: Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens
Department: Sendouts
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
URL: http://www.aruplab.com/guides/ug/tests/0099580.jsp