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Test Code VASCL Vasculitis Panel

Additional Codes



Performing Laboratory

Bronson Methodist Hospital, Kalamazoo

Reference Values

The reference ranges for each of the three tests in this panel (Myeloperoxidase IgG, Proteinase 3 IgG and Glomerular Baseement Membrane IgG) are below.  See individual entries for additional information.

< 1.0 Antibody Index:  Negative .

>or = to 1.0 Antibody Index:  Positive


Test Classification and CPT Coding

83516 x 3

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Serum

Container/Tube: SST/Gold, Red

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Storage and Stabiity: Store refrigerated at 2-8o C for up to 7 days.   For longer storage freeze serum.

Special Instructions

Refrigerate sample

Methodology and Days Performed

Test Method:  Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Note: If either Myeloperoxidase IgG or Proteinase 3 IgG result is positive, the test NCABX is reflex ordered for confirmatory Antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies at Mayo reference laboratory. . 

Day(s) Test Set Up:   Monday through Friday