ANTIRIBOSOMAL P ANTIBODIES

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: RPIGG
UPHSM LIS Test #: 6335
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Testing Time: 1 Day
Testing Lab: UP Health System-Marquette

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 (0.5) mL Serum
Temperature: Ambient
Tube Type: 1 Red Top (Plain) or Gel Barrier Tube
Collection Info:
Specimen:  Serum

Volume:  1 mL

Minimum Volume:  0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)

Container:  Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions:  Ship specimen at room temperature.

Causes for Rejection:  Hemolysis; lipemia; gross bacterial contamination; icterus

Methods

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Clinical Utilities

Ribosomal P antibodies are found in 10% to 20% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and are purported to be associated with lupus psychosis.

CPT Codes

83516

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

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