Anti DNA Antibody, Double Strand, Serum

Additional Info: dsDNA Antibody is detected in patients with active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and approximately 20% of patients with Mixed Connective Tissue Disease.

Methodology: Immunoassay

Specimen Requirements:
1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 0.5 mL of serum). Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.

NOTE: Hemolysis, lipemia, and icterus may affect results.

Analytical Time:
3 days

Days Set Up: Monday Wednesday Friday

CPT Information:
86225 –