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22310 Double Stranded DNA Antibodies

Double Stranded DNA Antibodies
Test Code: DSDNA
Synonyms/Keywords
Anti-DNA, DNA antibodies, native DNA​
Useful For
DsDNA antibodies are characteristic markers in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). This antibody is found in 60–70% of SLE patients. Low levels of dsDNA have been indicated in rheumatic disease patients and as a precursor to disease recognition.​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT) or Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​ 1.0 mL​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ ​ Refrigerate​ 7 days​
Frozen > 7 days​
Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis
Gross lipemia​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 day​ Multiplex Flow Immunoassay/Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​
< or =4 IU/mL: Negative
5 - 9 IU/mL: Indeterminate
> or =10 IU/mL: Positive
Analytical measuring range is 1 -300 IU/mL​
Interpretation

​A positive result supports the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Quantity Description Comments
86225​
Synonyms/Keywords
Anti-DNA, DNA antibodies, native DNA​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Double Stranded DNA Abs
​Cerner ​DNA Antibody (Double-stranded) IgG
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Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT) or Serum Separator Tube (SST) ​ 1.0 mL​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ ​ Refrigerate​ 7 days​
Frozen > 7 days​
Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis
Gross lipemia​
Useful For
DsDNA antibodies are characteristic markers in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE). This antibody is found in 60–70% of SLE patients. Low levels of dsDNA have been indicated in rheumatic disease patients and as a precursor to disease recognition.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​
< or =4 IU/mL: Negative
5 - 9 IU/mL: Indeterminate
> or =10 IU/mL: Positive
Analytical measuring range is 1 -300 IU/mL​
Interpretation

​A positive result supports the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus.

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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 day​ Multiplex Flow Immunoassay/Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200​
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86225​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.