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Anti-Reticulin Antibodies (Sendaway Test)

Alternative Names:Reticulin Autoantibody
Laboratory:Anatomical Pathology
Test Code:Not applicable (part of tissue autoantibody assay) ARA
Medicare rebatable:No
Registration Instructions:

This assay is not registered as an individual test but is reported as part of a tissue autoantibody screen (e.g. Anti-smooth muscle antibody assay).  Seperate registration is not required.

Specimen Types:Serum
Container Types:
SSTSST
Transport Instructions:Room Temperature
Use Esky from SDMH or CGMC to Alfred
Processing Instructions:Centrifuge

Sera is stored at 4°C until tested (<7days). For long term storage samples are frozen at -20°C or -70°C. Repeated freezing and thawing must be avoided.

Assay Frequency:Twice weekly