Test Overview

Test Methodology

Nephelometry

Test Usage

Demonstration of acute or recent streptococcal infection.

Reference Range*

age <5 yr: < or = 250 U/Ml; age 5-17 yr: < or = 375 U/Ml; age >=18 yr: < or = 300 U/Ml.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

False-high titers may be obtained with sera that are contaminated by certain bacterial organisms during shipment or storage and in patients with liver disease where the presence of high lipoprotein concentrations in the serum may mimic antibody activity.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Monday - Saturday

Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code

MMLR

Synonyms

Synonyms

DNase B Antibody
Anti-DNase B

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Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

Mayo ADNAS

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.

Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL serum

Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

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Fee Codes


CPT Code

86215

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