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Anti-Nuclear Antibodies

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code ANA
Performed by Immunology
In House Availability Monday-Friday (day shift)
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 1 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate sample
Units titer
Normal range Negative titer < 40
Synonyms ANA; LE Preparation; LE Prep; ; Antinuclear antibodies; ANT; anti-centromere antibodies; anti-nucleolar antibodies
Stability Refrigerated 4 days
Turn around times 1-3 days
Additional information Anti-Centromere and Anti-Nucleolar antibodies will be reported if present.

LE Prep is not an offered test. Order Anti-Nuclear antibodies
CPT coding 86038
LOINC code 5048-4
Last Updated 11/7/2012 12:32:24 PM
Entry Number 17
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