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1100C: ANA with International Units & Pattern Fluid Print View
Antinuclear Antibodies (ANA) CSF IFA  <7.5  IU/mL 
ANA Pattern IFA     

PRIMARY
1 CSF 1 (0.5) mL   Frozen - 2 Month(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Screening test for the detection of antibodies to nuclear antigens. Over 96% of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have values above 7.5 IU/mL. Less than 3-4% of healthy patients display ANA concentrations of 7.5 IU/mL or higher. For specific antibodies associated with SLE and other autoimmune diseases, ANALyzer without ANA, test code #1005, is also offered.

CSF is the only acceptable specimen type. Other body fluids are no
longer accepted for testing.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
86039

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
ANA testing on CSF should be accompanied by request for simultaneous testing of ANA on serum, #1100.






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