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Point of Care Testing
Pathology Lab Manual
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DNA Double Stranded Antibody, dsDNA, Anti-dsDNA
2.0 mL blood
Volume and Container
5.0 mL gold top SST blood tube
Storage and Transport
Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville
Causes for Rejection
Specimens other than serum, gross hemolysis and lipemia, warm serum
Turn Around Time
3-8 business days from time of collection
Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays
CPT / HCPCS Code
Evaluation of lupus erythematosus (LE), monitor patients for flares in disease activity
Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville
Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville
Multiplex Flow Immunoassay
See reference lab report
Limitations and Contraindications
Positive result is consistent with LE
CPOE Test Name
Ref dsDNA, Ref ds-DNA Antibody
Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
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