Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibodies Blood Test

Anti-MPO, pANCA


Test Code: 163840
Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibodies Blood Test

This test measures Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibodies.  An MPO antibody test is often used to aid in the diagnosis of Vasculitis, an autoimmune disorder which causes inflammation of the blood vessels.  MPO antibodies are also sometimes present in other autoimmune disorders including some forms of Lupus.  When used in conjunction with other tests, MPO Antibodies can help differentiate between different types of autoimmune diseases.  This test can also be used to monitor how well a person is responding to treatment.  

This test is typically ordered when someone has symptoms which may indicate they are suffering from a form of vasculitis.

Turnaround for this test is typically 2-4 business days.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibodies Blood Test

Anti-MPO, pANCA


Test Code: 8796
Specimen Type: Blood

Description:

Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibodies Blood Test

This test measures Myeloperoxidase (MPO) Antibodies.  An MPO antibody test is often used to aid in the diagnosis of Vasculitis, an autoimmune disorder which causes inflammation of the blood vessels.  MPO antibodies are also sometimes present in other autoimmune disorders including some forms of Lupus.  When used in conjunction with other tests, MPO Antibodies can help differentiate between different types of autoimmune diseases.  This test can also be used to monitor how well a person is responding to treatment.  

This test is typically ordered when someone has symptoms which may indicate they are suffering from a form of vasculitis.

Turnaround for this test is typically 1-3 business days.

Note: Result turn around times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

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