Laboratory Test Detail

Last Updated: April 15, 2024 @ 9:13 am


Anti-Nuclear Antibody w/Reflex

  • One SST

Also Acceptable:
  • One Red Top
  • 3 mL (Min:2 mL) Serum . Submit Refrigerated. Submit in a Standard Transport Tube.
Special Handling:
  • Separate from cells ASAP
  • If positive, the following EIA tests will be performed:
    Centromere Antibody
    Jo-1 Antibody
    Sm/RNP Antibody
    DNA Antibody
    Scleroderma Antibody
    Smith Antibody
    Histone Antibody
    Sjogren Antibodies A & B
    Positive Anti-DNA confirmed with Crithidae
    Additional charges will apply.
Rejection Criteria:
  • Grossly Hemolyzed Samples
  • Grossly Lipemic Samples
  • Heat inactivated
  • Microbial Contamination
  • Particulate matter
Stability:Ambient: 8 Hour(s); Refrigerated: 2 Day(s); Frozen: 1 Month(s); Incubated: Unacceptable
  • See Individual Components
Performed:Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Reported:1-4 Day(s)
Positive Results will be titered and reported next day.
CPT Codes:
  • 86038
Interpretive Data:Please see report for interpretive data.

The Anti-Nuclear Antibody test was performed by the indirect immunofluorescence technique using the Hep-2 substrate slides and the anti-Human IgG conjugate, fluorescein labeled.
  • 2312 - ANA TITER
  • 2301 - ANA PATTERN
  • 2510 - ANA REFLEX
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