Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: March 1, 2024 @ 10:13 am

1173

dsDNA AB

Specimen:Collect:
  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
Submit:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.

Also Acceptable:
  • 1 mL (Min:0.5 mL) Serum in Standard Transport Tube. Submit Frozen. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature
  • Avoid Repeated Freeze/Thaw Cycles
  • Seperate from cells as soon as possible.
  • IF THE dsDNA ANTIBODY IS POSITIVE, THEN THE dsDNA AB TITER (TEST # 2601) WILL BE PERFORMED. ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL APPLY. THE REFLEX ASSAY IS ONLY STABLE 2 DAYS REFRIGERATED.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Bacterially Contaminated Samples
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Lipemic Samples
  • Particulate matter
Stability:Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
Methodology:
  • Enzyme-linked Immunosorbent Assay
Performed:Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
Reported:1-4 Day(s)
CPT Codes:
  • 86235
Interpretive Data:General Reference Range : 0-200 IU/mL

Negative 0-200
Equivocal 201-300
Moderate Positive 301-800
Strong Positive > 801
Components:
  • 1173 - dsDNA AB
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