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Phospholipase A2 Receptor (PLA2R) Antibody, IgG with Reflex to Titer
2011828
Ordering Recommendation

Aids in the differential diagnosis of membranous glomerulonephritis (MGN) or nephrotic syndrome of unknown etiology.

Mnemonic
PLA2R
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Indirect Fluorescent Antibody
Performed
Wed
Reported
1-8 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum Separator Tube 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated 
Unacceptable Conditions
Hemolyzed, hyperlipemic,icteric, heat-treated or contaminated 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1year 
Reference Interval
Less than 1:10
Interpretive Data
A positive result (1:10 or greater) for phospholipase A2 receptor antibody, IgG, in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical findings, supports a diagnosis of primary membranous glomerulonephritis (pMGN).

Note
If Phospholipase A2 Receptor Antibody, IgG is positive, then a Phospholipase Receptor A2 Antibody, IgG titer is reported. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
86255; if reflexed, add 86256
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2011829Phospholipase A2 Receptor, IgG
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