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Anti-Nuclear Antibodies (ANA, ENA, APTUS, Anti-La(ssb), Anti-Ro(ssa),JO1,SMITH,RNP)

Test Name

Anti-Nuclear Antibodies (ANA, ENA, APTUS, Anti-La(ssb), Anti-Ro(ssa),JO1,SMITH,RNP)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top (SST) tube. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Sperate as soon as possible and send refrigrated. ANASC panel includes ENASC, APTUS and Anti-Centromere Antibodies.

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity samples will be rejected. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles.

Stability: Stable refrigerated at 2-8°C for 14 days and frozen at or below -20°C for more than 14 days.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

3 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

< 1.0 Negative

Test Code




Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019