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  ANTI-DS-DNA Specimen Type:
  also known as DS-DNA , Double-Stranded DNA, DNA-DS , DNA Binding, Native DNA

Blood


RHEUMATOLOGY

Specimen requirements: 7 mL Red Stopper; Plain
Reference ranges:
CATEGORY LOW   HIGH   UNITS   QUALITATIVE  
Negative <25 N/A IU N/A
Borderline Positive 25 30 IU N/A
Low Positive 31 60 IU N/A
Positive 61 200 IU N/A
Strong Positive N/A >200 IU N/A
Unit of measure: IU
Ideal sample: 7 mL
Absolute minimum amount: 3 mL
Method of collection: N/A
Transportation: N/A
Label instructions: N/A
The following substances can adversely affect the results: Hemolysis, Lipemia, Microbial Contamination;  Heat Inactivation may cause false positive results.
Request test on form: MULTI LABS [Chem/Hem/UA/Tox/BB/Rheum] ( 151-104 )
Order/entry screen(s): Rheumatology
Stat frequency: N/A
Stat turn around time: N/A
Routine frequency: Weekly
Must be in by: N/A
Routine turn around time: 1 Week
For Hillcrest deliver to: SCRAP : Specimen Central Receiving and
  Processing, room 2-117
For Thornton deliver to: Hematology : Processing Desk, 1st floor,
  Hospital, room 1-013
Scheduling requirements : N/A
Method: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Special Instructions: N/A
  Results are available on a Chart Copy
  Results are Quantitative
SOFT abbreviation: DSDNA
Secondary code: 7515
Lab Processing Instructions: N/A