10760:EXTRACTABLE NUCLEAR ANTIGEN (ENA) PANEL

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10760:EXTRACTABLE NUCLEAR ANTIGEN (ENA) PANEL
Alias Names: ENA
Methodology: Multiplex Flow Immunoassay (Luminex)
Edit Date: 4/19/2010
Components: SS-A (Ro) / SS-B (La) / Sm/RNP
Performed: Daily
Released: Same day as tested
CPT Code: 86235 x4
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST). Also acceptable: One 5 mL red top tube.
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and immediately separate serum into a plastic vial. Refrigerate. Freeze ≤ -20°C if specimen cannot be tested within 7 days. Allow no more than three freeze/thaw cycles.
Stability: 7 days refrigerated at 2-8° C. Freeze ≤ -20° C for longer storage. Unstable ambient.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum
Transport: Refrigerated, or frozen, on dry ice.
Rejection Criteria: Plasma; grossly lipemic, hemolytic, or contaminated specimen; refrigerated specimen received in laboratory more than 7 days after collection; specimen frozen and thawed more than three times.

Reference Range:
<1.0 AI (Antibody Index: Relative Fluorescent Intensity)