ANA Screen, IFA, with Reflex to Titer and Pattern/Mixed Connective Panel 1

Test Code

CPT Codes
86038, 86235

ANA Screen, IFA, with Reflex to Titer and Pattern
RNP Antibody

If ANA Screen, IFA is positive, then ANA Titer and Pattern will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86039).

Preferred Specimen
2 mL serum

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • Grossly icteric • Microbial contamination may interfere

Immunoassay (IA) • Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Setup Schedule
Set up and Report available: See individual tests

Reference Range
See individual tests

Clinical Significance
This assay may be useful in supporting or ruling out a diagnosis of mixed connective tissue disease.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.