Double stranded DNA


Test Information

Test Name

Double stranded DNA

Synonyms

Anti dsDNA; DsDNA

Department

Immunology

Preferred Specimen

SST

Testing Location

PLW; Referral

Turn Around Time

3 Days


Collection Information

Patient Requestable

Yes


Processing Information

Registration Code

DSD

Site Specific Notes

- Waikato

Process inhouse Immunology

- Tauranga

Process in PLW Immunology

- Whakatane

Process in PLW Immunology

- Rotorua

Hospital request process in PLW Immunology; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

- Taupo

Hospital request process in PLW Immunology; Community request referral to Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Alternative Specimen

EDTA; Heparin


Methodology

Sample Storage

Fridge

Sample Stability

1 week

Contact Information

andrew.soepnel@pathlab.co.nz

External Referral Information

Referral Location

Waikato Hospital Laboratory

Send Away Volume

0.2 mL serum

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