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CAR autoantibody test

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB2734 
Methodology: Western Blot
Schedule: Mon - Friday
Reported: 7-14 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Red Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2.0 mL.
Stability: Room temperature: 72 hours; Refrigerated: 21 days; Frozen: 4 months

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: For condition of paraneoplastic disease in patients with unexplained vision loss and a history, or suspicion of, having occult carcinoma.

Performing Lab: Athena Diagnostics, Inc. Four Biotech Park 377 Plantation Street Worcester, MA 01605

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 84181
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 13:42:29
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:31:26