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Catalog ID SCL70 Scl 70 Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Important Note

CPOE Order: Ref SCL70; Ref Anti-SCL 70

Useful For

Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms of scleroderma and other connective tissue diseases in whom the test for antinuclear antibodies is positive

 

Testing for Scl 70 antibodies are not useful in patients without demonstrable antinuclear antibodies.


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

<1.0 U (negative)

≥1.0 U (positive)

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Specimen Stability Information

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

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved 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

86235

Reporting Name

Scl 70 Ab, IgG, S

Testing Algorithm

See Connective Tissue Disease Cascade (CTDC) in Special Instructions.

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SCL70 Scl 70 Ab, IgG, S 47322-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SCL70 Scl 70 Ab, IgG, S 47322-3

Method Name

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Secondary ID

80178