|Specimen Requirements:||1 mL serum, ambient, refrigerated or frozen|
|Turn Around Time:||3 – 5 Days|
|Clinical Utilities:||Aids in the diagnosis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and related connective tissue diseases. The EIA method can detect low to high avidity of anti-dsDNA antibodies. It is specific for active SLE, but other autoimmune diseases such as Scleroderma, autoimmune hepatitis,
Sjogren’s syndrome, and Myasthenia gravis were positive for anti-dsDNA by EIA.