Anti-ds-DNA

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: DNA
POE DESCRIPTION: ANTI DNA; ANTI DS DNA; DNA (DNA DS DNA); DS DNA AB
CPT CODE:

86225

DAYS PERFORMED:

Wednesday

TURNAROUND TIME: 1-7 days
CONTAINER TYPE:

SST Tube or Red top tube - 10 mL

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

4.0 mL blood (2.0 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA: Hemolysis, icteric, lipemic, grossly contaminated
MINIMUM VOLUME: 2.0 mL blood (1.0 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE:

0-26 IU/mL

METHODOLOGY:

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

TEST SYNONYM(S):DS-DNA; DNA Antibodies; Double-Stranded DNA (Native) Antibody