ANALYZER 12 PROFILE

Mnemonic

ANA12

Includes

Antinuclear antibodies with titer if indicated, Complement Antigen, Double-stranded DNA antibody, Microsomal Antibody, and Rheumatoid Factor.

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Two 5 ml SST tubes

Handling

Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes.  Centrifuge and separate serum from cells.  Pour serum into plastic tubes.

Preferred Volume

4.0 ml serum

Minimum Volume

2.5 ml serum

Transport

Transport Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma and other body fluids.  Marked hemolysis, icteris, or lipemia.

Stability

Frozen: 2 weeks.

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