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anti-centromere antibody
Synonyms:  
Computer Code: ACA
Specimen Collection: 2 mL blood (red or gold top tube). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes and refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: Negative: <160 (Pattern detected using Hep-2 cells.)  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: SEROL
Test Frequency: 3/week 
Routine TAT: 2-3 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 86039 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 38
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/24/2014
Time: 06:35:53 (24hr)