ANA Screen

Anti-Nuclear Antibody Screen

Test Name:   Anti-Nuclear Antibody Screen
Alternate Name (s):   ANA
Laboratory Module:   LAB
Ordering Mnemonic:   ANA
Specimen Type:   

Serum

Collection Container:   Red - 5.0 ml
Container Information
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Collection Information:    
Test Schedule:  

 

Turnaround Time:   Routine

7 days

Stat / Urgent
Reference Interval:  

 

Critical Values:    
Lab Process Notes :   When an ANA screen is positive, the testing site will automatically test the specimen for Chromatin, Ribosomal P, SSA 52, SSA 60, SSB, Centromere B, Sm, SmRNP, RNP 68, RNP A, Scl-70, Jo-1 and DsDNA
Storage & Transport:   Store and transport refrigerated.
Test Referred to :    Laboratory Reference Center, Hamilton

                 

Updated October 28,2008

 
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