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Test Code:
090-72-0010-01

Order Name:
ANA Profile

 
Useful For:
Diagnosis of a systemic rheumatic disease in the suspected patient.
 
Methodology:
See details from individual unit test.
 
Test List In Profile:
ANA ( ANF ), (IFA method) 
Anti dsDNA ( Anti double stranded DNA ) by IFA
Anti nRNP (ELISA method)
Anti Smith (ELISA method) 
 
AliasesName:
ANA (Antinuclear Antibodies)
Antinuclear Antibody, Serum
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-72-0010-01

Order Name:
ANA Profile

 
Collection Specimen Or Container:
Blood/ Plain blood (Red top) 6 mL, 1 tube
 
Specimen Testing Type:
Serum, minimum volume 0.5 mL
 
Sub Mission Container:
Plastic tube
 
Rejection Criteria:
Hemolysis: Mild OK; Gross reject
Lipemia: Mild OK; Gross reject
Icterus: Mild OK; Gross reject
Other: Heat-treated specimen will be reject.
 
Specimen Stabillity:
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated, 2oC to 8oC 14 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-72-0010-01

Order Name:
ANA Profile

 
Method detail:
See details from individual unit test.
 
Schedule:
See details from individual unit test.
 
Turnaround Time:
Received specimen to reported within 2 days.
 
Performing Location:
Molecular biology & Genetics, Laboratory Department Tel.14168
 
Specimen Retention Time:
7 days
 
 
 
Test Code:
090-72-0010-01

Order Name:
ANA Profile

 
 
Clinical Information:
The detection of autoantibodies against cell nuclei (ANA) is an important diagnostic indicator in many autoimmune disease. Antibodies against nuclear antigens are directed against various cell nuclear components. These encompass nucleic acids, cell nucleus proteins and ribonucleoproteins. They are a characteristic finding in many diseases, in particular rheumatic diseases.
 
Reference Value:
Test: ANA Profile
 
Tests Reference value
ANA ( ANF ),  (IFA method) Negative
Anti dsDNA ( Anti double stranded DNA ) by IFA Negative
Anti nRNP  (ELISA method) < 20 RU/mL
Anti Smith  (ELISA method) < 20 RU/mL
 
Interpretation:
See details from individual unit test.
 
Clinical Reference:
See details from individual unit test.