Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for HMG-CoA Reductase (HMGCR) IgG Antibodies, Serum

Test Name: HMG-CoA Reductase (HMGCR) IgG Antibodies, Serum
Alternate Name(s): 3-hydroxy-3-methyl-glutaryl-CoA reductase antibodies
Anti-HMGCR antibodies
HMG-CoA Reductase antibodies
Laboratory: Clinical Immunology
Specimen Type: Adult:
5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 years: 0.5 mL Red Microtainer
2-10 years: 2 mL Red top tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 0.5 mL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batch analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
15 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Negative: <20 U
Positive: ≥20 U
Effective Date: 2021-07-28
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: HMGCR antibodies are associated with necrotizing autoimmune myopathy.
Special Processing:  
Comments: This test is restricted to Neurologists and Rheumatologists at LHSC/SJHC upon approval by Dr. Adrian Budhram.
Accepted from referred in locations.
Method of Analysis: ELISA
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Stability
Ambient: 72 Hours
Refrigerated: 28 Days
Frozen: 1 Year
System Codes: 
Cerner
HMGCR
 
Referred To:  

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