Anti-Sm Ab (RDL)

Additional Information:

Epic order code: LAB2107366

CPT Code(s):

86235

Collection Procedure:

Separate serum from cells within one hour of collection. Transfer to a plastic transport tube before shipping. To avoid delays in turnaround time when requesting multiple tests on frozen samples, please submit separate frozen specimens for each test requested.

Specimen Requirements:

Collect at least 1.0 mL of blood in a gold-top/serum-separating tube (SST). Spin-down and separate the specimen within 45 minutes.

  • Required Volume: 1.0 mL blood
  • Minimum Volume: 0.3 mL serum
  • Rejection: Lipemic/Grossly hemolyzed/Icteric samples
  • Storage Temperature:
    • Refrigerated: 2 - 8º C (up to 14 days)
    • Frozen: -20º C (up to 12 months)

Methodology:

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)