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Antinuclear and anticytoplasmic antibodies on HEp-2 cell line, serum

Fee code: 54028

Aliases: Antinuclear antibodies substrate ANA-HEp-2 (IIF)


Odette Viñas Gomis, Estíbaliz Ruiz Ortiz de Arizabaleta


> Immunology Department

Method description

Delivery time

20 days

Note to delivery time


Attach medical history summary, established diagnosis or suspicion and the reason for the request.

Specimen type


Specimen volume

0,5 mL

Specimen minimum volume

0,2 mL

Collection instructions


Preanalytic treatment

Centrifuge at 3000 rpm 10 minutes

Transport conditions


Rejection criteria

Intense hemolysis, Inadequate sample (blood with anticoagulant)


A negative result does not exclude the presence of disease and a positive result does not necessarily mean it. The results should be interpreted in conjunction with other clinical and laboratory parameters.

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Antinuclear and anticytoplasmic antibodies Negative      

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