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Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA) Igg by ELISA with reflex to ANA, IgG by IFA

Mnemonic:    [ANA]
Name:    Anti-Nuclear Antibody (ANA) Igg by ELISA with reflex to ANA, IgG by IFA
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Plasma and urine are unacceptable.

Grossly hemolyzed, severely lipemic and specimens with fibrin clots are unacceptable.
Minimum Spec:    0.3 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0050080
  Method:    Enzyme Immunoassay
Note:    If ANA are Detected by ELISA, an ANA Titer by IFA is performed automatically by the reference lab. Do not order just ANA TITER.