Aids in the diagnosis of SLE.
Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
This test is New York DOH approved.
- Patient Preparation
- Serum separator tube.
- Specimen Preparation
- Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL)
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Urine or plasma. Contaminated, heat-inactivated, severely hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.
- After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year
Effective July 18, 2011
|19 Units or less
|61 Units or greater
The presence of anti-chromatin antibodies may be useful in the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) or drug-induced lupus (DIL) and have been reported to be predictive of lupus nephritis, especially when antibody levels are high.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name|
|2005288||Chromatin Antibody, IgG|
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- Chromatin Antibodies
- chromatin IgG Ab
- LE-Cell Factor