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Test Code ADNA DNA Double-Stranded (dsDNA) Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Reporting Name

DNA Double-Stranded Ab, IgG, S

Useful For

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

 

Monitoring patients with documented SLE for flares in disease activity

Method Name

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross OK

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross OK

Icterus

Mild OK; Gross OK

Other

NA

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.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

CPT Code Information

86225

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ADNA DNA Double-Stranded Ab, IgG, S 33799-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ADNA DNA Double-Stranded Ab, IgG, S 33799-8

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 Form (T239) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/general-request-form.pdf).