Antibody to proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA Ab) may be detected in a small subpopulation (3-5%) of SLE patients. They are highly SLE-specific and are associated with higher incidence of diffuse glomerulonephritis among SLE patients.
Sample by 7th of the month; Report after 2â3 weeks
Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.
Indirect Immunofluorescence Assay
2 mL (1 mL min.) serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen. Duly filled Test Send Out Consent Form (Form 35) is mandatory.