Days Set Up
Monday and Thursday
Analytic Time

8 hours

MiChart Code
Double Stranded DNA Antibody (Crithida)
Soft Order Code
DNAIF

Test Updated:

Synonyms

ADNA Crithidia Assay
Anti-DNA Crithidia
Anti-DNA Double Stranded (Crithidia)
Anti-ds-DNA, Crithidia Screen
Crithidia DNA, Double Stranded
Crithidia Screen
DNAIFA
Double-Stranded DNA Antibody, Crithidia Screen
ds-DNA, Crithidia Screen
ANTI-DNA (CRITHIDIA)
DNA SCRN
DNA TTR
DNA SCREEN
ANTI-DNA (CRITHIDIA) TITER

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

Indirect Fluorescence Antibody (IFA), Crithidia luciliae substrate

Test Usage

This assay is a more specific and less sensitive test for ds DNA antibodies than the Anti-ds-DNA by ELISA (ADNA).

Reference Range

Negative

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

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

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

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
0.5 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.2 mL serum

Billing Information

CPT Code
86255
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
6457-6 DNA SCRN, 34187-5 DNA TTR

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

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.