|Last Updated: February 5, 2023 @ 10:13 am|
|Stability:||Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable|
|Performed:||Monday, Wednesday, Thursday|
|Interpretive Data:||Please see report for interpretive data.|
Smith Ab and Sm/RNP Ab Reference Ranges:
<20 Units Negative
20-39 Units Weak Positive
40-80 Units Moderate Positive
>80 Units Strong Positive
A positive Sm/RNP Ab result indicates the presence of antibodies reactive with the Smith (Sm) protein and/or ribonuclear protein (RNP). This Sm/RNP assay cannot distinguish between Anti-Sm and Anti-RNP activity, thus should be considered with the Sm Ab test result to determine clinical significance.
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