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ID:252 Histone Antibodies
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DescriptionMarker of drug induced lupus. Also found in up to 30% cases of classical SLE. This assay is only performed on samples with a positive homogenous pattern ANA
IndicationDrug induced SLE
Additional InfoHighly sensitive and specific marker of Primary Biliary Cirrhosis. Also found in a small percentage of patients with autoimmune chronic active hepatitis. Positive in RA/SLE etc.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna

DepartmentClinical Immunology
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Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol5ml

Ref. Range (Male)<5
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range Notes
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT7 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT7 days
Turnround CommentNA

Originally edited by : T.Bradley. Review due on 08/10/2015 11:35:33. Published By on 08/10/2014 11:35:33.