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Anti-Nuclear Antibodies (ANA), IgG by ELISA w/Reflexes (0050317)


Qual ELISA; Semi-Quant IFA; Semi-Quant Multiplex Bead Assay


ANA IgG Panel; Antinuclear Antibody; Fluorescent Antinuclear Antibody (FANA)

Specimen Type


Performing Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

1-5 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1.5-2 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold (SST)

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year (avoid repeated freezethaw cycles)

Rejection Criteria

Non-serum specimens; Contaminated; Grossly hemolyzed; Heat-activated; Severely lipemic

Test Volume Required

1 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.6 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.

Included Tests

Anti-Nuclear Antibodies (ANA), IgG by ELISA; Nuclear Antibody (ANA) by IFA, IgG; Double-Stranded DNA (dsDNA) Antibody, IgG by ELISA; Double-Stranded DNA (dsDNA) Antibody, IgG by IFA; RNP (U1) (Ribonucleic Protein) (ENA) Antibody, IgG; Smith (ENA) Antibody, IgG; SSA 52 and 60 (Ro) (ENA) Antibodies, IgG; SSB (La) (ENA) Antibody, IgG.

CPT Codes

86038; 86039; 86235 (x5); 86225; 86256