NEURONAL NUCLEAR ANTIBODY (ANNA) IGG BY IFA WITH REFLEX TO TITER AND IMMUNOBLOT, SERUM

Mnemonic

ANNAG

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 4 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1.0 mL serum to an aliquot tube.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.15 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, lipemic, hemolyzed, contaminated or heat-inactivated specimens

Stability

AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

Thu

Reported

2-10 days

Method

Qualitative Western Blot

Referral Lab

ARUP (3002917)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

84182 x 4

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:21 AM