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Test Name:Anti Smith
Test Number:12660
Collect:1.0 mL serum - SST
Minimum Volume:0.5 mL serum - SST
Alternate Collect:1.0 mL serum - red
Container:Serum Separator (SST) or
AHL False Bottom Plasma/Serum Transport Tube
Processing:SST - spin
Red - spin and separate
Transport/Stability:Refrigerated - 7 days
Frozen - 21 days
Ambient - NO
Alternate Names:ENA Antibody
SM
Smith Antibodies
LAB12660
Performing Lab:AHL - Immunology; J
Days Set Up:Mo, We, Fr
Expected TAT:2 - 4 days
Ref. Ranges:Negative: <20 CU
Strong Positive: ≥ 20 CU
Collection/
Processing Details:
Useful for: Anti-Smith antibody has low sensitivity but high specificity for systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). It is occasionally present in mixed connective-tissue disease (MCTD).
Method:Chemiluminescent Assay (CIA)
CPT Codes:86235
Date Created:11/10/2015
Revised Date:09/07/2018