ANA CONNECTIVE TISSUE REFLEX

Mnemonic

ANAPN

Includes

Antinuclear Antibody and Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) or plain red top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma and other body fluids, severely lipemic, contaminated and hemolyzed specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Method

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA), Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Referral Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory (83631) through LLS

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

86038/ANA, 86200/CCP, 83520 X2 Centromere and ribosome P (if reflexed), 86225/dsDNA (if reflexed), 86235 X6 RNP, Sm, SSB, SSA, Jo1, Scl 70 (if reflexed)

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:57 AM