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Lupus Panel (SLE)

Order Name LUPUS PNL
Test Number: 5500380
Revision Date 03/15/2019
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Anti-Nuclear Antibody Screen (ANA) with Reflex to Titer
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody 8061-4 
Complement C3 and C4
DNA Double-Stranded Antibody (anti-ds DNA)
Chemiluminescence Assay 32677-7 
ENA Screen
Chemiluminescence Assay  
Lupus Panel Interpretation
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 6.5 mL (4) Serum Clot Activator SST Frozen
Instructions For the best stability for all testing within this panel please process specimen in the following way:

Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature, then separate serum from cells within one hour of collection.
Combined Stability: Room Temperature N/A, Refrigerated:  48hrs, Frozen 8 days.

See the individual assays for their specific stability options.
Testing Schedule ANA screen, C3/C4 are Mon-Fri, ENA, ds-DNA are Mon, Wed, Fri 
Expected TAT Assay dependant  
Clinical Use To assist in the diagnosis and monitoring of SLE. 
CPT Code(s) 86235; 86225; 86038; 86160x2
Lab Section Immunology - Serology