Cryoglobulins Characterization Panel
||MAC, TURB, EL
||82595 (If Positive: 82784 X 3, 86334, 86431)
||10 mL red stoppered tube. Do not use serum separator or gel barrier tube.
|Turn Around Time:
||4 -9 Days
||Allow specimen to clot, then place into a water bath at +37 degrees C for 1 hour. Centrifuge and separate immediately, while still warm. After treatment, specimen can be refrigerated. Please mark tube “Treated for Cryo” and note date & time of collection. Send by overnight express mail. Untreated whole blood cannot be sent. Please Note: Cryos have to be read for 6 days to assure positivity. If it turns positive on the 6th day, 3 more days are needed to result it and reflexive tests.
|Tests in Profile:
||If the Cryoglobulin is positive, reflexes to: QIG, IFE & Rheumatoid Factor IgM by TURB