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RNA polymerase III antibody, IgG

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB6361

 

Synonyms: 

RNA Pol III IgG

Methodology: 

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Schedule: 

Tues, Thurs, Sun

Reported: 

7 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Serum separator tube.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Stability: After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

 

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Elevated RNA polymerase III IgG antibodies are found primarily in a subset of systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients who are typically negative for anti-centromere and anti-Scl-70 antibodies, and which may be predictive of increased risk for skin involvement and hypertensive renal failure associated with the diffuse cutaneous form of scleroderma.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2001601

CPT Code(s): 

83516

Last Changed: 

 

8/24/2017 12:52:59 PM

Last Reviewed: 

 

8/24/2017 12:53:07 PM