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ANA Smith/RNP Ab

CPT/HCPCS 86235x2
Order Code CH277
Turnaround Time 48-72 hrs
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Transport Tube

Preferred Specimens
1 mL Serum
Minimum Volume (uL)
0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 4 days
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 30 days
Reject Criteria

Gross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic, Grossly icteric

Test Details
Clinical Significance

Smith (Sm)/U1-RNP Antibody is detected in patients with mixed connective tissue disease (having features of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), scleroderma, and polymyositis).

Reference Ranges

<1.0 AI Negative