If indicated, further testing considered medically appropriate will be reflexed, resulting in additional charges.
Testing for anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies (P-ANCA and/or C-ANCA) has been found to be useful in establishing the diagnosis of suspected vascular diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, as well as other autoimmune diseases.
1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 0.5 mL of serum). Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.
NOTE: Hemolysis, lipemia, and microbial contamination may affect results.
Analytical Time: No turnaround times
Days Set Up: Monday through Friday
CPT Reflex: Reflex code: 86021 for each titer performed