|Specimen Requirements:||1 mL serum, ambient, refrigerated or frozen|
|Turn Around Time:||1 – 3 Days|
|Clinical Utilities:||Chromatin is comprised of native DNA wrapped around the (H2A-H2B-H3-H4)2 histone octamer, with histone H1 and some non-histone proteins associated. The presence of chromatin antibodies can be used in conjunction with clinical findings and other laboratory tests to aid in
the diagnosis of drug-induced lupus (DIL) and Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE).