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Histone Abs

Referred to:

Department of Immunology
PO Box 894
S5 7YT

General information

Specimen transport: At room temperature

Repeat Frequency: At significant change of clinical symptoms

Special precautions: None

Laboratory information

Normal reference range: <40 U/ml

Volume and sample type: 7ml clotted blood

Method: EIA

Turnaround time (calendar days from sample receipt to authorised result): Median - 16, 95th percentile - 34

Clinical Information

Indications for the test: Drug-induced SLE. Also positive in RA/SLE etc.

Factors affecting the test: None


ICE reference: Histone Antibodies


(Last updated May 29th 2018)