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Histone antibody, IgG

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB3101 
Synonyms: Anti-Histone Antibody
Methodology: Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday-Saturday
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transport: Refrigerated..
Unacceptable conditions: Plasma or urine. Contaminated specimens. Grossly hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.
Stability: After separation from cells: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Evaluating patients suspected of having drug-induced lupus.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83516
Last Changed: 11/09/2016 14:08:10
Last Reviewed: 12/22/2016 01:40:44