Antibodies to Nuclear Antigens, General Information


Sunquest Code:IndivCodes  
Test Includes:If ANA Screen by EIA (IFANA) is positive, one or more of the individual antibody tests may be requested based on clinical presentation: dsDNA, Chromatin DNP IgG, Ribosomal P Protein Aby IgG, SS-A Aby IgG, SS-B Aby IgG, Smith Aby IgG, SMRNP Aby IgG, RNP U1 RNA Aby IgG, Scleroderma Aby (SCL-70) Aby IgG, Jo-1 Aby IgG, Centromere Aby IgG; histones or nucleoli.
Turnaround Time:See individual test listings..


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:See individual test listings.
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))


Processing and Shipping

Test Performed at or Referral Lab Specialty Core  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Use:Diagnosis of lupus erythematosis and similar diseases.


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