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18842: MuSK Antibody Test Print View
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PRIMARY
1 Serum 2 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 72 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 42 Day(s)/Frozen - 12 Month(s)  
ALTERNATE

Detection of antibodies to muscle-specific receptor tyrosine kinase (MuSK) (titer test).

Please label each specimen tube with two forms of patient
identification. These forms of identification must also appear on the
requisition form.

Serum stable up to three days at room temperature. Refrigerate if not
shipped same day.

Shipping Conditions: Serum samples may be shipped frozen,
refrigerated, or at room temperature. Serum samples shipped at room
temperature must be received within 72 hours of draw.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Tuesday, Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
5 days

CPT Code
83519

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
Transport Temperature: Refrigerated Methodology: Radioimmuno Assay (RIA) Reject Criteria: Hemolysis; Lipemia






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