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dsDNA Antibody (IgG)

About This Test

Department: Immunology

Requirement: None

Turnaround Time: 7 days

Associated with SLE, especially lupus nephritis. In some patients levels correlate with disease activity. Sometimes non-specific ssDNA abs are picked up, and for this reason new dsDNA abs are tested on Crithidia assay , which is more specific.

Other Comments:

d DNA IgG =0 - 10 iu/ml dsDNA IgG by Crithidia reported as Negative, Equivocal or Positive