Test Catalog

Test Id : FARWB

Anti-retinal autoantibodies follow up, WB

Special Instructions
Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

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

Western Blot (WB)

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

Anti-Retinal Autoantibody, WB

Specimen Type
Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

Specimen Required
Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Note: This test should only be ordered as follow up to previous Anti-retinal autoantibodies performed at Oregon Health Sciences University (OHSU) Ocular Immunology Laboratory.

 

Submit only one of the following specimens:

 

Serum:

Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 5 mL serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Plasma:

Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube(s). Spin down and send 5 mL EDTA plasma refrigerated in a plastic vial.

 

Complete and submit with specimen:

  1. Completed OHSU Ocular request form
  2. Clinical history
  3. Referring physician information (name & phone number)

-NOTE: Without this information, testing cannot be completed.

Special Instructions
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Specimen Minimum Volume
Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

3 mL

Reject Due To
Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis: Mild reject; Gross reject
Thawing: Warm reject; Cold OK
Lipemia: NA
Icterus: NA
Other: NA

Specimen Stability Information
Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days

Reference Values
Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

A final report will be attached in MayoAccess.

 

Special Instructions
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PDF Report
Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

Referral

Day(s) Performed
Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Batched

Report Available
The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

2 to 5 weeks

Performing Laboratory Location
Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

Ocular Immunology Laboratory OHSU

Fees
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CPT Code Information
Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

84182

LOINC® Information
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test Id Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FARWB Anti-Retinal Autoantibody, WB Not Provided
Result Id Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
FARWB Anti-Retinal Autoantibody, WB Not Provided

Test Setup Resources

Setup Files
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Excel | Pdf

Sample Reports
Normal and Abnormal sample reports are provided as references for report appearance.

Normal Reports | Abnormal Reports

SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.

SI Normal Reports | SI Abnormal Reports