Test Code #


CPT Code(s) #

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Test Name

Basic Profile A

If Profile, Includes Tests:

#029, #035, #036

Disease Name:

Systemic Connective Tissue Disease, SLE

Type of Study:

Serum Study Profiles


Indirect Immunofluorescence AND ELISA


HEp2/ELISA plate

Reference Range:

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Assay performed once per week. Report availability is within one week from the time of specimen receipt.

Specimen Requirements:

Collect 5-10 ml of blood in a red top or serum separator tube. If possible, separate serum from clot and place into red capped tube provided with Beutner Laboratories collection kits. If separation facilities are not available, the blood can be sent in the tube used for collection.

Sample Stability:

Stable at ambient temperature during shipment. If sample is stored prior to shipment, it is stable refrigerated (2-8ºC) up to five days and frozen (-20ºC or lower) up to one year.

Clinical Relevance:

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