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Catalog ID RNAP RNA Polymerase III Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Important Note

CPOE TEST NAME:  Ref Misc Referral Lab Test

Test Name REF:  RNA Poly II  

Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of having systemic sclerosis, when used in conjunction with centromere and Scl70 antibodies

 

Providing diagnostic and prognostic information in patients with systemic sclerosis


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


AUMC Laboratory Catalog Note:

Collect 1.2 mL blood in Gold top tube.

Reference Values

<20.0 U (negative)

20.0-39.9 U (weak positive)

40.0-80.0 U (moderate positive)

>80.0 U (strong positive)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Wednesday

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Reporting Name

RNA Polymerase III Ab, IgG, S

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved or is exempt by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

83516

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
RNAP RNA Polymerase III Ab, IgG, S 79182-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
RNAP RNA Polymerase III Ab, IgG, S 79182-2

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Secondary ID

83397