Antinuclear Antibody Screen

Last Modified: 10/21/2020 9:13:03 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:
Duplicate testing on this test is not acceptable per Medicare: Testing to only be done every 365 days
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 5 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
(Do not use frost free units that undergo repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Reference Range: 0.0 - 20.0 EIA
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:

Titer and pattern will automatically be performed and charged when ANA Screen is postive. 

ANA Hep2 IFA Reflexed Titer methodology is IFA

Methodology: EIA
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: ANA
EPIC Test Code: IMO16
Alternate Test Names: ANA; ANA Ab; ANA by IFA; ANA Screen; ANA Screen, with Reflex to Titer and Pattern; LE Prep
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86038 (Reflex 86039)

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