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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Centromere Ab's
Sample
Blood
Sample container
Vacutainer / Gold / SST
Volume required
6 mls
Storage
4'C
Discipline
Immunology
Clinical notes
Indicated in the investigation of Reynaud's phenomenon. Positive in 60-70% of patients with the CREST variant of scleroderma and 20% of generalised scleroderma.
Turn around time
7 working days
Last modified: 02/08/2017