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Epic Code LAB848 Histone Antibody, IgG

Important Note

Order as Reference Miscellaneous #LAB848; indicate complete test name when ordering.

Additional Codes

ARUP: 0050860

Test Name Alias

AHA IgG, AHA | Anti-Histone Antibodies | Antihistone Antibodies | Histone IgG

Specimen Requirements

Collect: SST

Specimen Preparation: Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to a pour over tube. (Min: 0.3 mL)

Unacceptable Conditions: Plasma or urine. Contaminated specimens. Grossly hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.

Specimen Stability

Refridgerated (Preferred)

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Test Frequency

Sent to ARUP.

Performed: Mon, Wed-Sat

Reported:1-3 days from receipt.

Reference Range

Effective May 16, 2011

0.9 units or less Negative
1.0-1.5 units Weak Positive
1.6-2.5 units Moderate Positive
2.6 units or greater Strong Positive

Performing Department

REFERRAL SEND OUTS

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Send Out to REFERRAL LABORATORY

Methodology

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay

CPT

83516

Reviewed Date

2/11/2021