Days Set Up
Varies; test performed 3-4 times per week
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Anti-DNA Antibody, Double Stranded
Soft Order Code
ADNA

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Synonyms

Anti-DNA Double Stranded (EIA)
Anti-ds-DNA
Double-Stranded DNA Antibody
ds-DNA
Native DNA Antibody
n-DNA
ADNA
ANTI-dsDNA ANTIBODY

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Test Usage

In high titer, marker antibody for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Monitor clinical course and response to treatments, especially in patients with nephritis. Anti-dsDNA titers do not correlate with disease activity in all patients.

Reference Range

<27 IU/mL (Negative); 27 - 35 IU/mL (Borderline Positive); >=36 IU/mL (Positive).

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Onsite

Collect specimen in SST tube.

Collection Offsite

Collect specimen in an SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic tube and refrigerate for up to 7 days or freeze for longer storage.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.75 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.25 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86225
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
32677-7

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.