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Lab Test Dictionary

ANA Screen, IFA, with Reflex to Titer and Pattern (249)

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)


Synonyms

FANA; Fluorescent ANA; Progressive ANA; Hep-2; Antinuclear Antibody Screen; ANA; Anti-Nuclear Antibody; Anti Nuclear Antibody

Specimen Type

Serum

Performing Lab

Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano


Epic ID

LAB01132

Lab Test Days

Daily

Standard TAT

1-2 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Red Top (No Additive)


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 4 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: 30 Days

Rejection Criteria

Gross hemolysis; Grossly lipemic; Microbial contamination

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.5 mL Serum


CPT Codes

86038; 86039


Revised

09-17-19

Initials

SL