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Blood Test Information

(a.k.a Myeloperoxidase)
minimum sample volume required ~ 5ml

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Special instructions
Time limit for add on = 2 days

Interfering substances = samples maybe rejected if grossly haemolysed or lipaemic.

Reference range


Linked to
ANCA screen

Turnaround Time
14 days

Department: Immunology

Clinical Application
MPO performed after positive ANCA screen.

Associated with organ-limited small vessel necrotising and crescentic glomerulonephritis. MPO is the major antigen giving rise to the p-ANCA fluorescence pattern.


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