Autoimmune Disease Profile

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: AIP
POE DESCRIPTION: AUTOIMMUNE PROFILE; AIP
TEST INFORMATION: Profile includes C3, C4, RF, CRP, ANA SCRN. Tests available individually.
DAYS PERFORMED:

C3, C4, RF, CRP - Daily, 24 hours

ANA SCRN - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, First shift

TURNAROUND TIME:

1-3 days

CONTAINER TYPE:

Red top tube - 10 mL or SST Tube

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

10 mL blood (5 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA: Hemolysis
MINIMUM VOLUME: 5 mL blood (2.5 mL serum)
REFERENCE RANGE: See Table
METHODOLOGY:

Immunoturbidimetric; EIA; IFA

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Positive ANA Screens by EIA are reflexed to ANA titer, DNA, ENA, SSA/B.

TEST SYNONYM(S):AIP; Autoimmune Profile; Collagen Profile