Imperial Collage Healthcare

Histone antibodies


Test Background
Histone antibodies have been reported in cases of drug-induced SLE. They are temporary and disappear within a few months after withdrawal of the inducing drug.


Clinical Indications
Drug-induced SLE.


Reference Range

Negative


Sample Required
RST (rust top)


Sample Volume
5-10 mL (1 mL serum)


Turnaround Time
28 days


Notes

Not currently performed in house; this test is referred to the Protein Reference Unit,Sheffield

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