ANA Ab Screen

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Virology

Test ID/Workstation: ANASN VIR4

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Red top (no anticoagulant) tube

Collection Volume: 3.0 mL (minimum 0.4 mL)

Cause for rejection: Hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric specimen

Storage: Refrigerated

Availability: Mon, Wed, Fri

Methodology: Immunofluorescence (IFA)

Special Instructions: Serum samples should not be heat inactivated as this may cause false positive results. Positive ANA Ab Screens will be titered. See ANA Titer and Pattern test for results.


Lab/Phone: 330-543-8576

TAT: 48-72 hours

Additional Info: Reference range: <1:40 Negative; > or = 1:40 Positive

CPT Code: 86038

Synonyms: Antinuclear antibody

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