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Scl 70 Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Additional Codes

Primary ID

Epic Code

Mayo Test ID

SCL70

N/A SCL70

 

Reporting Name

Scl 70 Ab, IgG, S

Useful For

Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms of scleroderma and other connective tissue diseases in whom the test for antinuclear antibodies is positive

 

Testing for Scl 70 antibodies are not useful in patients without demonstrable antinuclear antibodies.

Testing Algorithm

See Connective Tissue Disease Cascade (CTDC) in Special Instructions.

Method Name

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus OK

Reference Values

<1.0 U (negative)

≥1.0 U (positive)

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

CPT Code Information

86235

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SCL70 Scl 70 Ab, IgG, S 47322-3

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SCL70 Scl 70 Ab, IgG, S 47322-3

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.

Analytic Time

1 day

Specimen Retention Time

14 days

NY State Approved

Yes