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ANA Ab Screen

Infectious Disease Laboratories - : Virology

Test ID :
ANASN
Test Workstation :
VIR4
Specimen Type:
3 mL whole blood collected in one no anticoagulant (red top) tube.
Minimum Volume:
Specimen minimum volume is 1 mL.
Cause for Rejection:
Hemolyzed, lipemic or icteric specimen,insufficient quantity, drawn in incorrect tube.
Storage:
Transport blood at room temperature. Upon arrival in laboratory, store at room temperature for no more than 24 hours. If specimen is to be stored longer than 24 hours, it should be refrigerated for up to 7 days.
Availability:
Mon-Fri (0700-1600)
Methodology:
Immunofluorescence (IFA)
Special Instructions:
Positive ANA Ab Screens will be titered.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-4863
TAT:
72 hours
CPT Code:
86038
Synonyms:
Antinuclear antibody screen

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