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Nuclear Antibody Immunoblot

Also known as: ANA

The Immunoblot detects IgG antibodies to nRNP, Sm, SS-A(Ro), SS-B(La), Scl-70, PM-Scl, Jo-1, CENP B, PCNA, dsDNA, nucleosomes, Histones, Ribosomal P-proteins and AMA-M2 in human serum.

Specimen requirements

Serum or plasma - 1ml


Price on application

Laboratory turnaround time

14 days

Laboratory method


Reference range/units

Not applicable

Associated tests

Shipping and storage

UK and Ireland

Ambient temperature and first class post. Hays DX users please enquire via email below.


Ambient temperature if courier will deliver within 72 hours otherwise consider refrigerated transport. Freezing is not a requirement.

Ensure delivery Monday to Friday 07:00 - 17:30.

Further information and contact details

For further information, email