Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Anti double stranded DNA, IgG

Test Name: Anti double stranded DNA, IgG
Alternate Name(s): Anti DNA
Anti native DNA
IgG Antibodies to double stranded DNA
ADNA
Anti dsDNA
Laboratory: Clinical Immunology
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube as well as EDTA, heparin or citrated plasma

Pediatric:
0-2 years: Red 0.5 pk.
2-10 years: 2 mL Red top
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 0.5 mL
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Weekdays
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Negative: ≤ 99 IU/ml
Positive: >99 IU/ml
Effective Date: 2009-10-26
Revised Date: 2019-04-17
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Useful in diagnosing and managing SLE.
Special Processing: DNA and ANA testing are commonly ordered on the same specimen. If the ANA is negative, the DNA on that sample will be automatically canceled. Subsequent DNA testing will be processed for disease management.
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Euroimmun Analyzer I-ELISA
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Serum can be stored for up to 21 days at 2 8 oC. For longer storage, store at -20 oC.
System Codes: 
Cerner
DNA
 
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