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ssDNA Antibody

Clinical System Name

Miscellaneous

Synonyms

Anti ssDNA antibody
Single stranded (ss) DNA antibody

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Whole Blood

Container(s): Red or Gold SST or Gold Microtainer

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note:

Processing Instructions

Reject due to: Room temperature is unacceptable.

Spin: Y

Aliquot:Y

Temp: -20 C

Storage location:  Spin sample and aliquot serum into plastic aliquot tube. Deliver sample to CPA freezer send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Spin sample and aliquot serum into plastic aliquot tube. Transport sample frozen at -20 C.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Room temp

8 h

  Refrigerated 7 d
  Frozen

30 d

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N  Collected daily; Set-up T & Th at Quest 3 - 5 d

 

Performing Laboratory

Quest Diagnostics Chantilly - Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Dr.
Chantilly, VA 20151-2228

 

Phone Number: (800) 553-5445

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

 

 

 

Reference Range

< 69 U/mL    

Negative
69 - 229 U/mL Moderate Positive
>229 U/mL Positive

 

Methodology

Method: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Analytical Volume: 0.5 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

86226

 

 

 

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: ssDNA IgG Antibody [14857X]
Reference Test Number:

45972

Instructions:

Send out M - F with the Quest courier.