Neutrophil Antibodies Level-1
Label Mnemonic: NEUAB1
Epic Lab Code: LAB3707
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Serum
Specimen Instructions:
5 mL serum is required to allow for the reference laboratory to complete necessary reflexed testing. This is the minimum amount for all patient types. (adult and pediatric patients)
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
5 mL serum
Turn Around Time:
7 days upon receipt at reference laboratory
Comments:
NEUAB1 testing acts as a screen. The reference laboratory will add on additional testing per their testing algorithm. Additional testing that may be performed as additional cost to patient. Must contact Mailouts if reflex testing required. NEUAB2 Neutrophil Antibody 2 Includes Neutrophil Antibody Screen and HLA PRA detection CPT codes: 86021, 86808, 86849 NEUAB3 Neutrophil Antibody 3 Includes Neutrophil Antibody Identification and HLA PRA detection CPT codes: 86021 (x2), 86808, 86849
Methodology:
Flow Cytometry
CPT Code:
NEUAB1 acts as screening test; if positive additional testing will be added on by the reference laboratory to NEUAB2.

NEUAB2 if positive uses HLA positive testing and reflexes to NEUAB3 by the reference laboratory.

NEUAB1 uses CPT 86021.

NEUAB2 uses CPT 86201 plus 86828.