Skip to main content
Go to homepage

ANA Ab Screen

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Virology

Test ID/Workstation :
ANASN VIR4
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Red top (no anticoagulant) tube
Collection Volume:
1.0 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