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Test Code SQ ADNARM, EPIC LAB5257 DNA Double-Stranded (dsDNA) Antibodies with Reflex, IgG, Serum

Useful For

Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms consistent with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

Testing Algorithm

If result from dsDNA antibody test by ELISA method is borderline, the dsDNA Ab by Crithidia IFA, IgG test will be performed at an additional charge.

Reporting Name

dsDNA Ab with Reflex, IgG, S

Specimen Type


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 21 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross OK


Mild OK; Gross OK


Mild OK; Gross OK



Reference Values

<30.0 IU/mL (negative)

30.0-75.0 IU/mL (borderline)

>75.0 IU/mL (positive)

Negative is considered normal.

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 4 p.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


86255-CRITH (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
ADNAR dsDNA Ab with Reflex, IgG, S 33799-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
ADNAR dsDNA Ab with Reflex, IgG, S 33799-8

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
CRITH dsDNA Ab by Crithidia IFA, IgG, S No No

Method Name

ADNAR: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

CRITH: Indirect Immunofluorescence