DNA (ss) IgG ANTIBODY

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
< 68.6 units/mL   Not detected  
68.6-229 units/mL   Moderately positive  
> 229 units/mL   Strongly positive  

Performed
Wednesday, Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeDNASS
CPT-4 Code (s)
86226
LOINC Codes
5132-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory