SPECIFIC ANA PROFILE (ANP)
: ANP, ENA
: Smith, SSA, SSB, SCL-70, Sm/RNP
: Red top (clot activator with gel) or red top (no gel)
: 1 mL
: 5 mL
: 1 mL
: Refrigerate, separate and freeze serum
: Serum must be frozen within 48 hours
Reasons for Rejection
: Drawn in any anticoagulant
: Monday, Wednesday and Friday
: Up to 7 days (if test needs repeating could take up to 14 days)
: This panel of specific anti-nuclear antigens is designed, in most cases,
to be performed in the context of a positive ANA result.
For a reflex testing panel that tests this group of antibodies only after first confirming
ANA positivity, please considering ordering the ANA survey (ANS) instead of this test.
Click here for ANA Survey test information.
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