DNase B Antibodies


Sunquest Code:DNSB  
Epic Code:LAB3974Epic Name:Dnase B Antibody
Synonyms:Group A Streptococcal DNase B; DNase Antibody; Anti Dnase B Antibodies; ADNB
Methodology:Nephelometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma or severely hemolyzed specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours, centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.4 mL minimum. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50220


Interpretive

Reference Range:
0-6 y Less than 250 U/mL
7-17 y Less than 310 U/mL
18 y & older Less than 260 U/mL
 
Use:Confirm current or recent infection with group A Streptococcus in patients suspected of having a nonsuppurative complication, such as acute glomerulonephritis (AGN) or acute rheumatic fever.


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