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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies IBD/Hepatitis

Test Name

Anti-Neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibodies IBD/Hepatitis

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold or red top tube with or without gel separator serum. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Specimen must be labelled properly. Spin and sperate as soon and possible and send refrigrated

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity Samples will be rejected.

Stability Stable for 14 days at 2-8°C and more than 14 days frozen at or below -20 °C. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

3 Days or STAT

Test Utilization

Routine

Reference Value

Negative

Test Code

ANC

Methodology

ELISA

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019