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ANADS
ANA REFLEX DNA AB DOUBLE STRANDED

Test Code ANADS 
Test ANA REFLEX DNA AB DOUBLE STRANDED 
Methodology Indirect Immunofluorescence 
Description Useful for diagnosis of autoimmune diseases. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 1.0 mL (minimum: 0.5 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, plastic vial. If specimen will not arrive within 2 days of draw, send specimen FROZEN in plastic vial on dry ice. 
Reference Values ANAS
< 1:160- not significant
If positive, result will be titered to endpoint at an additional charge.

DNADS (DNA AB, DOUBLE STRANDED)
Negative
If positive, result will be titered to endpoint 

Analytic Time 1 to 3 days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86038  Screen ANA
86039  Titer ANA if indicated
86225  DNA Ab Screen, if indicated
86256  DNA Ab Titer if indicated