Anti Nuclear antibodies


Description

Anti Nuclear antibodies


Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test. Download the referral form >


Additional information

Staining patterns are also reported with the titre except for Centromere and Nuclear Dot staining patterns which are reported as Positive or Negative. All positive results >1:160 have ds-DNA follow up test. Positive results >1:320 have ENA and ds-DNA follow up testing.


Sending address

Immunology Department
Level 4, Camelia Botnar Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
WC1N3JH

Laboratory service

Immunology


Sample requirements

1 ml serum


Reference range

Postitive >1:160; Strong Positive 1:640


Turnaround time

8 days


Disease / group

SLE MCTD connective tissue disease


Cost

Upon request


Call in advance?

Not required


Immunology

The Clinical Immunology Laboratory at GOSH provides a dedicated paediatric immunology service, supported by an expert scientific and clinical team.

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