Test Code: 8268
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).