ANA Screen, IFA, with Reflex Titer/PatternMain Content
Test Code: 8268
CPT Code(s): 86038
Methodology: Immunofluorescent Assay (IFA)
Clinical Significance: Antinuclear antibodies are associated with rheumatic diseases including Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE), mixed connective tissue disease, Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, polymyositis, CREST syndrome, and neurologic SLE.
Includes: The ANA Screen, IFA, with Reflex Titer/Pattern
If ANA Screen, IFA is positive, then ANA Titer and Pattern will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86039).
Alternative Name(s): Not applicable
Supply: T01 - Red/Gray SST 8.5mL
Preferred Specimen: Serum
Preferred Volume: 1mL
Transport Container: Serum Separator Tube (SST)
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Specimen Stability: Room Temperature: 4 days
Rejection Criteria: Grossly icteric; Gross hemolysis; Gross lipemia
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