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Test Code MUSK Ab MUSK Antibody

Clinical System Name

MUSK Antibody

Synonyms

Musk Ab

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red

Preferred Vol: 7 mL

Minimum Vol: 4 mL

 

Note:              Do not freeze.

 

      

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to:

Spin: Y

Aliquot: Y

Temp: 2 - 4 C

Storage location: Deliver to CPA refrigerator send-outs rack.

 

 

Off-site collection:

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp 72 h
  Refrigerated 14 d
  Frozen N

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N  Drawn daily; performed M - F 2 w

 

Performing Laboratory

Athena Diagnostics, Inc.
Four Biotech Park
377 Plantation Street
Worcester, MA 01605

Department

Department:  

Quest Diagnostics - Nichols Institute

33608 Ortega Highway
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92690-6130

 

Phone Number

(800) 553-5445

 

 

 

Reference Range

  

Negative: <10 titer

Borderline: 10 - 19

Positive: ≥ 20

 

Methodology

Method: Radioimmunoassay

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

83519

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name:

MUSK Quantitative Titer Antibody Test

 

Reference Test Number:

18842

Instructions:

Send out Monday through Friday with Quest courier.

Quest forwards to Athena.