Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA) with Reflex

Additional Information:

UFHPL Epic order code: LAB147

Antinuclear antibodies (ANA) will reflex if positive to:
  • dsDNA
  • RNP
  • Sjögren’s A
  • Sjögren’s B
  • Smith (Sm)
If reflex testing is performed, additional charges/CPT code(s) may apply.


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CPT Code(s):


Specimen Requirements:

Type: Serum

Container/Tube: Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Sample Volume: 1 mL

Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL (Repeat testing is not possible with this specimen volume.)

Storage: Store specimens at room temperature.

Stability (collection to time of analysis/testing):

  • Ambient: 14 days
  • Refrigerated: 14 days
  • Frozen: 14 days
  • Freeze/Thaw Cycles: Stable (x 3)
Rejection Criteria:

  • Hemolysis
  • Lipemia
  • Gross bacterial contamination
  • Icterus


Multiplex flow immunoassay