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Anti-Centromere
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Information

The most common setting for finding anti-centromere antibodies is in patients with a limited cutaneous form of scleroderma. Anti-centromere abs are found in 22% of patients with systemic sclerosis and in 12% of patients with primary biliary cirrhosis, and are rarely present in normal individuals.

Methodology
IFA
Specimen Required

SST. Minimum volume 1 (0.5) mL serum. Stability: Ambient – 48 Hours, Refrigerated – 7 Days, Frozen – 2 Months

CPT Code(s)
86256