Test Overview
Test Methodology

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Test Usage

Evaluating patients suspected of having post cardiotomy or post myocardial infarction syndromes. Evaluating patients suspected of having inflammatory cardiomyopathy.

Reference Range *

Negative. If positive, results are titered.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
MCA
MiChart Code
Carbohydrate Ag 19-9
Synonyms
  • MCA
  • MYOCARDIAL ANTIBODIES, SERUM
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo MCA (9746)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86255 Screen, 86256 Titer
Fee Code
20435
LOINC
5260-5
NY State Approved
No