Days Set Up
Tuesday, Friday
Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
SLM

Test Updated:

Synonyms

Anti-DNA Single Stranded
Anti-ss-DNA
Single-Stranded DNA
Single-Stranded DNA Antibody

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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

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

Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

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

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
86226
Pro Fee Code
 
Insurance Auth Info
 
LOINC
66484-7

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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.