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Test Code SM1 Sm Antibodies

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB2001

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Serum gel
Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate cells after clot formation and within 4 hours of collection. 

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: > 48 hours

Avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles, which may cause loss of antibody activity and give erroneous results.

Reference Range


Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, hemolyzed, QNS, exceeds specimen stability requirements.

Report Available

2 days


Sm Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Anti-Smith (Sm) Antigen
Autoantibodies to Sm (Smith)
Sm (Anti-Sm) (Smith)
Sm (Smith) Autoantibodies
Smith Antigen
SmRNP Autoantibodies

Day(s) Performed

Monday - Friday