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Mini-ANA Analyzer

Order Name Mini-ANA
Test Number: 6907869
Revision Date 09/03/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Mini-ANA Analyzer
Indirect Fluorescent Antibody 8061-4 
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 4.5 mL (2 mL) Serum Clot Activator SST Frozen
Alternate 1 4.5 mL (2 mL) Serum Clot Activator (Red Top, No-Gel) Frozen
Instructions Allow specimen to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection and freeze for transport.
Stability After separation from cells: Ambient 8 hours, Refrigerated 48 hours, Frozen 3 months (avoid repeat freeze/thaw cycles).

-- ! Updated Stability and Transport Temperature 9/3/2020 ! --
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Mon - Fri 
Expected TAT 3 - 7 Days  
Clinical Use To aid in the diagnosis of Connective Tissue Disease. This analyzer follows an algorithm or cascade of tests based on the results of the screening ANA test. See more information 
CPT Code(s) The following tests will be ordered based on the ANA pattern(s) and titer: Anti-ds DNA. Anti-RNP, Anti-Sm, Anti-SSA Ro52, Anti-SSA Ro60,
Anti-SSB/La, Anti-SCL-70, Jo-1. For more information on this Analyzer, access our "Specialized Tests" section of this guide for a
complete listing of tests and CPT codes.
Lab Section Immunology - Serology