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ANTI HISTONE ANTIBODY
Number 397
CPT Code 86235
Alias HISTONE ANTIBODIES
Specimen Container SST
Specimen Type Serum
Turn Around Time 
Days Performed 
Reference Range Negative: <1.0 units
Alternate Specimen Red Top
Volume 1 mL Serum
Stability Ambient 14 Days
Stability Refrigerated 14 Days
Stability Frozen 14 Days
Patient Preparation 
Methodology 

Enzyme-linked immunoabsorbent assay (ELISA)

Limitations 

The expected value in the normal population is negative; however, apparently healthy individuals may contain ANA in their sera. This percentage increases with aging, particularly in the seventh decade of life. Certain therapeutic drug regimens and viral syndromes may also cause ANAs.

Rejection Criteria 

Hemolysis; icterus; lipemia; bacterial contamination

Additional Instructions 
Performing Laboratory Reference Laboratory
TagsANTIHISTONE, DIL, DRUG INDUCED LUPUS, H2A/H2B, H3, H4

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Primex Clinical Laboratories strives to provide clients with quality testing services to better support patient health. With the ongoing pandemic, COVID-19 testing has become high in demand yet testing supplies are limited.

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