ANAH2 - Overview: Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA), HEp-2 Substrate, Serum

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Test ID: ANAH2    
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA), HEp-2 Substrate, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosis of autoimmune diseases

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
ANABAntinuclear Antibody (Multiple), SNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If ANA HEp-2 substrate screen is positive, then ANA (multiple) will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Immunofluorescence Assay (IFA)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Antinuclear Ab, HEp-2 Substrate, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

ANA (Antinuclear Antibodies)
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA)
FANA (Fluorescent Antinuclear Antibodies)
LE (Lupus Erythematosus)
Lupus Erythematosus (LE)
Antinuclear Antibody