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Skeletal Muscle Antibody

Referred out for testing

Source Blood
Mnemonic

SKEL

Specimen Requirements

2 x 4 mL red top tubes, NOT SST

3 mL serum

Specimen Handling

PSC & RRL:
Centrifuge, pour off, and transport serum on ice to DSC.

Extra-regional:
Centrifuge, pour off, and freeze serum prior to transport to DSC.

DSC:
Freeze specimens upon receipt in lab; ensure frozen specimens do not thaw.

Additional Information
Testing Location Hamilton Reference Lab
Testing Frequency 2 weeks
Alternate Name(s) Anti Skeletal Muscle Antibody
Reference Interval