Test directory: Anti-Nuclear Ab, Body Fluid

Ordering Code511
Test NameAnti-Nuclear Ab, Body Fluid
AliasANA, Body Fluid
Preferred SpecimenBody Fluid
Preferred ContainerSterile Container
Optimum Volume1 mL
Handling InstructionsCentrifuge to remove cells, aliquot and freeze if transport >3 days.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Refrigerated
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 3 Days
Frozen: 1 Month
Frozen samples should be thawed only once.
Rejection CriteriaSpecimen older than stability limits, Grossly hemolyzed,
Insufficient quantity
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 2 Days
MethodologyIndirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Body Fluid TypeALLSee report.
Anti-Nuclear Ab, Body FluidALL

The assay has...

The assay has not been validated for samples other than serum or plasma. Please correlate with the clinical findings. No
Reference Range available.
See report.