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Test ID: ANA2    
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA), Serum

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Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

9026

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

Yes

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

Evaluating patients suspected of having a systemic rheumatic disease

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

See Connective Tissue Disease Cascade (CTDC) in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

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

Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

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

Antinuclear Ab, S

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

ANA (antinuclear antibodies)
ANA (if client has written test 8164, order test 9026)
ANA1
ANA2
Antinuclear antibodies (ANA), HEp-2 substrate, serum
Antinuclear Antibody, Serum
FANA (fluorescent antinuclear antibodies)
Hep-2
LE (lupus erythematosus) prep