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ANA IFA Screen w/Reflex to Titer and Pattern, IFA

Test Code

3000

CPT Code(s)

86038

Includes

If ANA Screen, IFA is positive, ANA Titer and Pattern will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 86039).

Preferred Specimen(s)

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Container

Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria

Gross hemolysis • Gross lipemia • Grossly icteric

Methodology

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

Setup Schedule

Set up: Mon-Fri; Report available: 1 day

Reference Range(s)

ANA Screen Negative
ANA Titer  
<1:40 Negative
1:40-1:80 Low antibody level
>1:80 Elevated antibody level

Clinical Significance

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.

Alternative Name(s)

ANA

LOINC®' Code(s)

The Result and LOINC information listed below should not be used for electronic interface maintenance with Quest Diagnostics. Please contact the Quest Diagnostics Connectivity Help Desk for more information at 800-697-9302.

NOTE: The codes listed in the table below are not orderable Test Codes.

Result
Code
Result NameLOINC CodeComponent Name
ANASRANA SCREEN, IFA42254-3Nuclear Ab

Reference ranges are provided as general guidance only. To interpret test results use the reference range in the laboratory report.

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LOINC assignment is based on a combination of test attributes, including the method used by the performing laboratory. For tests not performed by Quest Diagnostics, codes are assigned by the performing laboratory.

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