Newcastle Laboratories

ANA and Related antibodies

Clinical Background:

Please see individual antibodies for clinical information.

Please see individual antibodies for clinical information.

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Immunology

    Immunology

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum-SST

    Serum-SST

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum-Plain tube

    Serum-Plain tube

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    1 ml

    1 ml

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    1 ml

    1 ml

  • Special Requirement:

    None

    None

  • Freq Analysis:

    Daily

    Daily

  • Add On Test:

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    RVIadditions.Laboratory@nuth.nhs.uk (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs...

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    RVIadditions.Laboratory@nuth.nhs.uk (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (external)

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  • Quality Assurance:

    UK NEQAS for Antibodies to Nuclear and Related Antigens

    UK NEQAS for Antibodies to Nuclear and Related Antigens

  • Interpretation:

    Results are given as Negative or Positive for all analytes in the assay other than ds-DNA. Please see entry for ds-DNA for details.

    Results are given as Negative or Positive for all analytes in the assay other than ds-DNA. Please see entry for ds-DNA for details.

  • Reference Ranges:

    Please see the Reference Range section for each of the individual antibodies listed for this assay.

    Please see the Reference Range section for each of the individual antibodies listed for this assay.

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Jonathan Wake

  • Routine Telephone:

    0191 282 1890

    0191 282 1890

  • Routine Email:

    jonathan.wake@nuth.nhs.uk

Availability:

ANA and Related antibodies are detected by BioPlex 2200 multiplex analyser and are run on a daily basis.

Turn Around:

3 routine working days

Send To:

Department of Blood Sciences

Level 3
Leazes Wing
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4LP

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