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Anti-DNAse B

Components

Name Method Department Units
Anti-DNAse B Nephelometry
Core Lab, Endocrinology IU/mL

Specimen Requirements

Whole blood

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 3 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 3 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 12 hour(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Collect by venipuncture
  • Allow to clot completely at room temperature

Serum Spun

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Red tube, (no anticoagulant), No Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Red Tube (no anticoagulant) with Gel

3 mL 1 mL
Alternate

Gold tube, (SST) with Gel

3.5 mL 1 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 hour(s)
Refrigerated - 7 day(s)
Frozen - 7 day(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Collect by venipuncture
  • Allow to clot completely at room temperature
  • Centrifuge within 2 hours, separate supernatant and refrigerate
  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible
  • Ship entire specimen to laboratory refrigerated

Reasons for Rejection

  • Wrong collection tube
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Gross icterus
  • Gross lipemia
  • Bacterial contamination

CPT Code

  • 86215