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Test Code

10185N

CPT Code(s)

86235 (x3)
83516 (x5)

Includes

Autoantibodies for PL-7, PL-12, Mi-2, Ku, EJ, OJ, SRP plus Jo-1 Antibody

Preferred Specimen(s)

Preferred Specimen Volume: 6 ml
Specimen Type SERUM
Specimen State Room temperature
Separate serum from clot within 4 hours of collection.
Split serum into two transfer tubes, 3 mLin each.

Reject criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; grossly
icteric

STABILITY:
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Minimum Volume

2 ml

Transport Container

Red - No additive

Methodology

Immunoassay (IA) • Radioimmunoprecipitation Assay (RIPA)

Performing Laboratory

993-VALENCIA

Setup Days

T,W,TH

Report Available

4-10 DAYS

Reference Range(s)

See Laboratory Report

Clinical Significance

Separate serum from clot within 4 hours of collection.
Split serum into two transfer tubes, 3 mLin each.

Reject criteria: Gross hemolysis; grossly lipemic; grossly
icteric

STABILITY:
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
Nichols SJC refers this to Specialty Laboratory. Specialty
code 3242.

LOINC®' Code(s)

The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.

NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.

Result
Code
Result NameLOINC CodeComponent Name
Z5698PL-7 AB33772-5Pl-7 Ab
Z5699PL-12 AB33771-7Pl-12 Ab
Z5700MI-2 AB18485-3Mi-2 Ab
Z5705KU AB18484-6Ku Ab
Z5706EJ AB45149-2Ej Ab
Z5707OJ AB45152-6OJ Ab
Z5708SRP AB33921-8Signal recognition particle Ab
Z5710JO-1 AB35333-4Jo-1 extractable nuclear Ab

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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