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 Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
MMLR
Synonyms
  • DNase B Antibody
  • Anti-DNase B
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo ADNAS
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

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

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86215
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