CONNECTIVE TISSUE DISEASES CASCADE, SERUM
Antinuclear Antibody and Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one gold (SST) or plain red top tube
Separate serum from cells ASAP.
Plasma and other body fluids, severely lipemic, contaminated and hemolyzed specimens
AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 21 days; Frozen: 21 days
Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA), Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Multiplex Flow Immunoassay
Mayo Medical Laboratories (CTDC)
If antinuclear antibodies are ≥ 3.0 U, then Antibodies to Double-Stranded DNA (ds-DNA), Extractable Nuclear Antigen Evaluation, Ribosome P and Centromere are performed at an additional charge.
86038-ANA, 86200-Cyclic citrullinated peptide antibodies, IgG, 83516-Centromere (if appropriate), 83520-Ribosome (if appropriate), 86225-ds-DNA Ab with Reflex (if appropriate), 86255-ds-DNA Ab by Crithidia IFA (if appropriate), 86235 x 6-RNP, Sm, SS-B, SS-A, Jo 1, and Scl 70 (if appropriate)
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