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Epic Code LAB8380 Acetylcholine Receptor Blocking Antibody, Serum

Additional Test Codes

Quest: 34459

Interface Order Alias

8380

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Collection: Blood

 

Container(s): Gold Top SST Tube

Preferred Blood Volume to Collect: 2.0 mL

Minimum Blood Volume to Collect: 1.0 mL

 

Collection Instructions:

  • Allow specimen to clot for 30 minutes and centrifuge within 2 hours (see processing instructions below)

 

Processing Instructions (Laboratory, Outpatient or Off-site collection)

Processed Specimen: Serum

Minimum volume Serum: 0.5 mL

 

Centrifuge/Spin: Yes

Aliquot: Yes

 

Transport Temperature: Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

  • Microbially contaminated 
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Grossly lipemic

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated (Preferred): 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Test Frequency

Set up: Sun, Tues, Thurs; Report available: 4-7 days

Reference Range

Reference Range(s)

<15 % Inhibition

Performing Department

REFERRAL SEND OUTS

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Send Out to QUEST CHANTILLY REF LAB

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute San Juan Capistrano
33608 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042

CPT

HC ACETYLCHOLINE RECEPTOR BLOCKING ANTIBODY QUEST [83519 (CPT®)]

CDM Code

80105729

Epic Test ID

1230101397

Reviewed Date

1/24/2020