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Anti-Skin Antibodies (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Basement Membrane Zone
BMZ
Intercellular Substance
ICS
Basement Membrane Autoantibody
Anti-Skin Basement Membrane Antibodies
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:STV
Medicare rebatable:Yes
Registration Instructions:

Sendaway Test: St Vincent's Hospital, Biochemistry, Level 2 Inpatient Service Building, Princess St, Fitzroy.

Authorisation: Doctor request sufficient. Approved sendaway.

 

Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Adults Volume or Mass:6 mL
Minimum/Paediatric Volume or Mass:2 mL
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge
Store at 4'C
Assay Frequency:Weekly
External Laboratory:St Vincent's Pathology
  External Laboratory details...
External Transport Instructions:Send at 4'C with Ice Pack