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Test ID BLOD0775 DNA Double-Stranded (dsDNA) Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Useful For

Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms consistent with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

 

Monitoring patients with documented SLE for flares in disease activity

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

Analytic Time

1 day

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

CPT Code Information

86225

Reporting Name

DNA Double-Stranded Ab, IgG, S

Reference Values

<30.0 IU/mL (negative)

30.0-75.0 IU/mL (borderline)

>75.0 IU/mL (positive)

Negative is considered normal.

Reference values apply to all ages.

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request (T239) with the specimen.

Secondary ID

8178
Sanford Laboratories - Fargo Additional Information:

SANFORD INTERFACE BUILD INFORMATION

Result Code Result Code Description
17272 DNA Double-Stranded AB, IgG, S