Phospholipase A2 Receptor Antibody
Label Mnemonic: APLA2R
Epic Lab Code: LAB8316
Downtime Form: A-1a Immunopathology Requisition
Immunopathology
5238 RCP
356-2688
Specimen(s):
Serum
Collection Medium:
Red top tube 5 mL (Clot Activator)
Minimum:
Adult - 5 mL; red top tube
Pediatric - 2 mL; red top tube
Testing Schedule:
Weekly - Batch analysis performed weekly excluding university holidays.
Turn Around Time:
1 week
Reference Range:
Negative < 14 RU Indeterminate 14-20 RU Positive > 20 RU
Comments:
Anti PLA2R Antibodies are found in 61-72% of patients with primary membranous glomerulonephritis.

The results will be obtained with the EUROIMMUNE™ ELISA. Assay values obtained with different manufacturers' methods may not be used interchangeably. The magnitude of the reported IgG levels can not be correlated to an endpoint titer.
Methodology:
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
CPT Code:
83516