Test Overview
Test Methodology

EIA

Test Usage

Single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) autoantibodies are found in 80-90% of SLE patients during the administration of certain drugs (e.g., procainamide or quinidine) and other autoimmune diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, linear localized scleroderma, polymyositis- dermatomyositis, Sjogren syndrome, MCTD and overlap syndromes, myasthenia gravis, chronic active hepatitis, infectious mononucleosis, chronic glomerulonephritis, and biliary cirrhosis.

Reference Range *

< 68.6 U/mL

Test Details
Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
SLM
Synonyms
  • Anti-DNA Single Stranded
  • Anti-ss-DNA
  • Single-Stranded DNA
  • Single-Stranded DNA Antibody
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Quest Valencia 1290
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top tube (collection of fasting specimen is optional). Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic tube and refrigerate.

Special Handling

Fasting specimen (optional).

Red Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 ml serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 ml serum
Additional Information

Test sent to Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute of Valencia.

Billing
CPT Code
86226
Fee Code
32139
LOINC
66484-7