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ANA IFA Screen w/Reflex to Titer and Pattern, IFA
If ANA Screen, IFA is positive, ANA Titer and Pattern will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86039).
1 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days
Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Grossly icteric
Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)
Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 1 day
|1:40-1:80||Low antibody level|
|>1:80||Elevated antibody level|
Antinuclear antibodies are associated with rheumatic diseases including Systemic Lupus Erythematous (SLE), mixed connective tissue disease, Sjogren's syndrome, scleroderma, polymyositis, CREST syndrome, and neurologic SLE.
Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.
(The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.)
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