ANA Screen

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC:

ANA SCRN

CPT CODE:

86063

TEST INFORMATION:

All positive ANA SCRN specimens will be reflexed (REFLEX ANA) to the following tests:  ANA IFA, DNA, ENA, SSA/B

DAYS PERFORMED:

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

TURNAROUND TIME:

1-4 days

CONTAINER TYPE:

SST Tube - 9.5 mL or Red top tube - 10 mL

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS:

10 mL blood (5 mL serum)

REJECTION CRITERIA:

Hemolysis, gross contamination, icteric, lipemic

MINIMUM VOLUME:

8 mL blood (4 mL serum)

REFERENCE RANGE:

0.00 to 0.99 Index Value

METHODOLOGY:

Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)

LAST UPDATED:

4-10-2013

TEST SYNONYM(S):ANA EIA; Antinuclear Antibody by Enzyme Immunoassay