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Test Code DSDNA DNA, Double Stranded (ds-DNA) Ab, Serum

Additional Codes

Ordering Mnemonic
DSDNA

Methodology

Fluoroenzyme Immunoassay

Useful for detecting autoimmune disorders.

Performing Laboratory

Holland Hospital Laboratory Services

Specimen Requirements

Container/Tube: Serum gel tube-Hemolyzed or lipemic specimen is not acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL of serum

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerate; Freeze if >48 hrs.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Two times per week

Test Classification and CPT Coding

86225

Reference Values

Negative (<10)