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anti-nuclear antibody
Synonyms: ANA 
Computer Code: ANA
Specimen Collection: 3 mL whole blood (gold top preferred, red top acceptable). 
Minimum Volume: 2 mL 
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Allow to clot, centrifuge for 20 minutes and refrigerate. Serum must be removed from red top tube. 
Reference Values: Normal: Titer less than 160  
Lab Code: SI 
Requisition: SEROL
Test Frequency: 3/week 
Routine TAT: 2-3 days 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 86039 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 38
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 12/01/2015
Time: 11:29:54 (24hr)