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Double Stranded DNA *

SIM

29075 

CPT

86225 

Synonyms

Anti-double stranded DNA antibodies; Double-stranded DNA AB. ; Anti DS DNA 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Gold-top or Red-top tube

Collection Instructions

None

Volume

1 ml. ; 0.5 ml. minimum volume

Additional Information

Specific assay for confirming the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus.This test is not the same as Single-stranded DNA antibodies. Test must be ordered separately.

Patient Preparation

None

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Room Temperature

Specimen Stability

Room Temperature : 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; lipemic;bacterial contamination; Plasma specimen; whole blood specimen.

Reference Range

Reference Range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Semiquantitative result of IgG class antibodies

Methodology

Multiplex flow immunoassay 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

096339 

Reviewed By

Lisa M. McBride 

Reviewed Date

2/13/2018 

Supplemental

Denotes Reference Lab Test 

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 13, 2018

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