DNA Antibodies

Test investigation

DNA Antibodies

Laboratory offering test

NNUH

Units

IU/mL

Also known as/Frequency of test

dsDNA Antibodies; Crithidia

Indications

Seen in 70 - 90% of patients with SLE and tend to correlate with disease activity. NB false positives can be seen in e.g. chronic active hepatitis

Sample type

Serum

Turnaround times (TAT) Urgent/Routine/GP or OPD

2 working days

Reference intervals

Negative