ds DNA Multiplex Flow Antibody : 1003538

Test Code
DNA or 1003538

Alias/See Also
Autoantibody Testing; ds DNA; dsDNA

CPT Codes
86225

Instructions
Serum separator tube (gold top preferred) or a plain red top tube.

Transport Container
Centrifuge the serum separator tube and transport; if a plain red top tube, centrifuge and aliquot serum (Min. 0.5 mL) into a standard transport tube.

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 3 months if frozen within 24 hours

Methodology
Multiplex flow Immunoassay

Setup Schedule
Monday & Wednesday & Friday

Report Available
1-4 days

Reference Range
Negative Indeterminate 5-9 IU/mL
Positive > or = 10 IU/mL

Clinical Significance
Used as an aid in the diagnosis of systemic autoimmune diseases.

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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