Test directory: Anti-Centromere Ab

Ordering Code215
Test NameAnti-Centromere Ab
AliasCentromere Antibody
Preferred SpecimenSerum
Preferred ContainerSST (Gold)
Other Specimen/ContainerSerum in Plain (Red)
Optimum Volume0.5 mL
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Icteric, Grossly lipemic, Insufficient quantity
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 3 Days
MethodologyMultiplex Flow Immunoassay (MFI)

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Anti-Centromere AbALL<=0.9 NEGATIVE<=0.9 NEGATIVE


Index (AI)  Explanation of Test Results
_____       ___________________________
<=0.9       Negative - No Antibody Detected
>=1.0       Positive - Antibody Detected