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Test Code DSDN1 DNA Double-Stranded Antibodies

Additional Codes

Epic: LAB648

Specimen Required

Collection Container/Tube: Serum gel
Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial
Specimen Volume: 3 mL
Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate cells after clot formation and within 4 hours of collection. 

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability

Room temperature: 8 hours
Refrigerated: 48 hours
Frozen: > 48 hours

Avoid multiple freeze/thaw cycles, which may cause loss of antibody activity and give erroneous results.

Reference Range


Rejection Due To

Unlabeled, mislabeled, wrong tube type, hemolyzed, QNS, exceeds specimen stability requirements.

Report Available

2 days


DNA Double-Stranded Antibodies, IgG, Serum

Anti-ds (Anti-Double Stranded) DNA
Antibody to ds-DNA
Antibody to Native DNA (n-DNA)
Connective Tissue Disease Activity Assessment (2 tests)
Connective Tissue Disease Autoantibody Panel (2 tests)
DNA Double Stranded (ds-DNA) Antibody
DNA, Anti
Double Stranded DNA
ds-DNA Antibody
IgG Anti-DS DNA Antibody
IgG Autoantibodies to Double Stranded (ds)DNA
LE (Lupus Erythematosus) Prep
Native Anti-DNA
Native DNA
SLE (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus)
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Day(s) Performed

Monday - Friday