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Test ID BLOD1317 MI-2

Specimen Type

Varies


Specimen Required


Submit only 1 of the following

 

Serum

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerate in plastic vial.

 

Plasma

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and send 1 mL of EDTA plasma refrigerate in plastic vial.


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis:

Mild OK ; Gross Reject

Thawing:

Warm OK; Cold OK

Lipemia:

Mild OK ; Gross Reject

Icteric:

Mild OK ; Gross Reject

Other:

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  180 days
  Ambient  7 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Analytic Time

14 days

Method Name

Immunoprecipitation (IPP)

Performing Laboratory

RDL Reference Laboratory, Inc.

CPT Code Information

83516

Reporting Name

MI-2

Reference Values

Negative

 

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics validated by RDL. There is no FDA approved assay for this test. As a lab developed test (LDT), approval or clearance by the FDA is not required. This test may be used for clinical purposes and should not be regarded as investigational or for research.
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
16101 MI-2 Autoantibodies