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Anti-DNase B Titer, Serum

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Test Description
Anti-DNase B Titer, Serum
Synonym(s)

ADB (Antideoxyribonuclease B); Anti-Dnase B; Anti-Hyaluronidase; Antideoxyribonuclease; Antideoxyribonuclease B (ADB); DNA Streptococcal Antibody; DNase-B_ Anti; Hyaluronidase; Streptococcal Antibodies

Test ID
ADNAS
General Information

Useful for demonstration of acute or recent streptococcal infection

Specimen Type

Serum

Specimen Requirements

  • Preferred: Red Top

  • Acceptable: Serum Gel

Stability

  • Refrigerated (preferred): 28 days

  • Frozen: 28 days

  • Ambient: 7 days

Unacceptable Specimen Conditions

Gross lipemia

Limitations

False-high titers may be obtained with sera that are contaminated by certain bacterial organisms during shipment or storage and in patients with liver disease where the presence of high lipoprotein concentrations in the serum may mimic antibody activity.

Methodology

Nephelometry

Estimated TAT

1-3 days

Testing Schedule

Monday-Saturday

Test Includes

Anti-DNase B Titer, S

Retention

14 days

CPT Code(s)

86215

Additional Information
Minimum Sample Volume

0.5 mL

Reference Range
Age (years) Range (U/mL)
< 5 years ≤ 250
5 - 17 years ≤ 375
≥ 18 years ≤ 300
Performing Lab

Mayo

LOINC Code(s)

5133-4