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Test ID MPO Myeloperoxidase Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Useful For

Evaluating patients suspected of having immune-mediated vasculitis, especially microscopic polyangiitis (MPA), when used in conjunction with other autoantibody tests (see Cautions)

 

May be useful to follow treatment response or to monitor disease activity in patients with MPA

Method Name

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Myeloperoxidase Ab, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

<0.4 U (negative)

0.4-0.9 U (equivocal)

≥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

CPT Code Information

83516

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
MPO Myeloperoxidase Ab, S 48404-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
MPO Myeloperoxidase Ab, S 48404-8

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.

NY State Approved

Yes

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Renal Diagnostics Test Request (T830) with the specimen.