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23298 Chromatin Antibodies

Chromatin Antibodies
Test Code: CHROMA
Synonyms/Keywords
Histone​
Useful For
A confirmatory test for the evaluation of patients with signs and symptoms of SLE with positive homogeneous pattern by ANA IFA.​
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​ 0.5 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ ​ Refrigerate​ 7 days​
Frozen​ > 7 days​
Rejection Criteria
Gross lipemia
Gross hemolysis​
Heat inactivated samples​
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​
Test Information
Chromatin reactive autoantibody is unique to histone-DNA complexes and may not be reactive to individual components.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield ​

Negative: <1.0

Analytical measuring range is 0.2 -8.0 AI (Antibody Index) ​

Interpretation

​A positive result supports diagnosis of SLE.

Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86235​
Synonyms/Keywords
Histone​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Chromatin Antibodies
​Cerner ​Chromatin Antibodies
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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​ 0.5 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ ​ Refrigerate​ 7 days​
Frozen​ > 7 days​
Rejection Criteria
Gross lipemia
Gross hemolysis​
Heat inactivated samples​
Useful For
A confirmatory test for the evaluation of patients with signs and symptoms of SLE with positive homogeneous pattern by ANA IFA.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield ​

Negative: <1.0

Analytical measuring range is 0.2 -8.0 AI (Antibody Index) ​

Interpretation

​A positive result supports diagnosis of SLE.

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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
86235​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.