Accessibility

LabCorp and its Specialty Testing Group, a fully integrated portfolio of specialty and esoteric testing laboratories.

dsDNA Antibody by IFA, Crithidia luciliae, with Reflex to Titer

dsDNA Antibody by IFA, Crithidia luciliae, with Reflex
dsDNA Antibody by IFA, Crithidia luciliae, with Reflex to Titer
CPT: 86225
Updated on 01/29/2020
Print Share

Synonyms

  • Crithidia

Related Documents


Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum


Volume

1 mL


Minimum Volume

0.3 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Storage Instructions

Room temperature


Stability Requirements

Temperature

Period

Room temperature

14 days

Refrigerated

14 days

Frozen

14 days

Freeze/thaw cycles

Stable x3


Causes for Rejection

Bacterially contaminated samples


Test Details


Use

Used as an aid in the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) in conjunction with other laboratory and clinical findings.


Limitations

Certain drugs, including procainamide and hydralazine, may induce a lupus erythematosus-like disease. Patients with drug-induced LE may demonstrate ANA commonly directed against nuclear histones, although antibody to dsDNA has also been reported.


Methodology

Indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA)


LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
096346 dsDNA Crithidia luciliae IFA 6457-6 096346 dsDNA Crithidia luciliae IFA 6457-6
Reflex Table for dsDNA Crithidia luciliae IFA
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 096347 dsDNA Crithidia luciliae Titer 096347 dsDNA Crithidia luciliae Titer 34187-5

For Providers

Please login to order a test

Order a Test

© 2020 Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings and Lexi-Comp Inc. All Rights Reserved.

CPT Statement/Profile Statement

The LOINC® codes are copyright © 1994-2020, Regenstrief Institute, Inc. and the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) Committee. Permission is granted in perpetuity, without payment of license fees or royalties, to use, copy, or distribute the LOINC® codes for any commercial or non-commercial purpose, subject to the terms under the license agreement found at https://loinc.org/license/. Additional information regarding LOINC® codes can be found at LOINC.org, including the LOINC Manual, which can be downloaded at LOINC.org/downloads/files/LOINCManual.pdf