Specimen: 2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Overnight fasting is preferred.
Stability (Room): 6 hrs
Stability (Refrigerated): 1 week
Stability (Frozen): 2 weeks
Price: Contact Medilab
Turnaround time (TAT): 10 – 15 days
Usage: This assay is useful for evaluating patients suspected of having Autoimmune vasculitis, both Wegener’s granulomatosis and Microscopic Polyangiitis. Autoantibodies to PR3 ( c-ANCA) occur in patients with classical / limited end-organ involvement Wegener’s granulomatosis. Antibodies to MPO (p-ANCA) occur predominantly in patients with Microscopic Polyangiitis.
Specialty: Nephrologist, Physician, Neurologist
Disease: Autoimmune disorders
Components: Includes differentiation of Perinuclear (p- ANCA) and Cytoplasmic (c-ANCA) pattern.
Home Collection: Available
Pre-test Information: Overnight fasting is preferred.