Test Code: 16814
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, Reflex Titer/Pattern, and Reflex to Multiplex 11 Ab Cascade begins with an ANA Screen, IFA.