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Test ID: PA2RI    
Phospholipase A2 Receptor Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Distinguishing primary from secondary membranous nephropathy

 

Screening for anti-PLA2R antibodies

 

Monitoring patients with membranous nephropathy at very low antibody titres

Highlights

Anti-phospholipase A2 Receptor (PLA2R) antibodies are highly specific for the diagnosis of primary membranous nephropathy.

 

As many as 70% to 75% of patients with primary membranous nephropathy are positive for anti-PLA2R.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Phospholipase A2 Receptor IFA, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Anti-PLA2R
PLA2R