93215:ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODIES (ANA), BODY FLUID

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93215:ANTINUCLEAR ANTIBODIES (ANA), BODY FLUID
Methodology: Indirect Fluorescent Antibody (IFA)
Edit Date: 3/15/2010
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: 24-48 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86038-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Body fluid in a 5 mL red top tube or other sterile container.
Handling: Label container with source of fluid. Refrigerate.
Stability: 7 days ambient, 4 weeks refrigerated, or indefinitely frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL body fluid.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL body fluid.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Positive ANA includes titer and pattern.

Reference Range:
<1:10, No pattern