ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODIES (ANA) PROFILE SERUM WITH REFLEX

General Information

HLAB/HOL Code: ANA
UPHSM LIS Test #: 028120
Schedule: Monday - Friday
Testing Time: 1 day
Testing Lab: UP Health System-Marquette

Specimen Info
Only 1 specimen type required, unless otherwise specified

Volume: 1.0 ml serum
Temperature: Refrigerated or Frozen
Tube Type: Serum or Plasma
Collection Info:
Serum and EDTA or Heparinized plasma are the recommended samples

Specimen Acceptability

Serum or plasma may be stored under refrigeration (2-8°C) for up to 7 days. For longer storage of samples, keep at -20°C or colder.  Avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles (up to 3 cycles is acceptable).
Avoid use of lipemic and hemolyzed serum.

Methods

EIA screen.

** All positive results are then tested by Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA). **

CPT Codes

86038 - screen,
86039 - titer (done at additional charge
if screen is positive)
Titer performed Mon-Fri on the day shift.

* The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding
is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Reference Range

Negative