SLE Profile III includes 001, 004, 011, 040, 050

Category: Rheumatology
Test Code: 079
Disease: Antibodies to Extractable Nuclear (ENA) & Cytoplasmic Antigens
Methodology: Indirect Immunofluorescence, ELISA, LIA
Reference Range: See reference ranges for individual tests.
CPT Code: 86038, 86255, 86235(x6), 83520, 84182
Schedule / Turnaround Time: See individual tests for scheduling and turnaround time.
Specimen Requirements:

Specimen need not be refrigerated or frozen. Collect 2-3 ml of blood in a red top or serum separator tube. If possible, separate serum from clot and place into white tube provided with Immco Diagnostics’ collection kits. If separation facilities are not available, the blood can be sent in the tube used for collection.

Sample Stability:

Sample is stable at ambient temperature during shipment. If sample is stored prior to shipment, it is stable refrigerated (2-8°C) up to five days and frozen (-20°C or lower) up to one year.

Relevance:

See individual tests.