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dsDNA antibodies

Blood Sciences Test


Specimen

Serum

Factors affecting results

None known

Reference Ranges

  • Negative: ≤15.0 IU/ml
  • Positive:   >15.0 IU/ml

Test Usage

Positive dsDNA associated with SLE. Levels may vary with disease activity. Can be used for monitoring.

Turnaround time

7 days

Availability

In House

Clinical Advice

Clinical advice is available from the Immunology Medical Team at Derriford Hospital

T: 01752 431675

E: plh-tr.eden@nhs.net

Specimen Labelling Procedure
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