ENA Screen


ENA Screen

Request a test

To request this test please send sample with a request providing patient ID (three identifiers), specimen information, assay required, relevant clinical details and sender information. Before sending sample please read details on requesting and labelling by clicking on the link. Please also refer to any additional information provided for this test.

Additional information

If screen positive, sample will be sent to Royal Free for typing. Not quantitative. ENAs may evolve during the course of paediatric connective tissue disease.

Sending address

Immunology Department
Level 4, Camelia Botnar Laboratories
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street

Laboratory service


Sample requirements

1ml serum

Reference range

Reported as Positive or Negative

Turnaround time

8 days

Disease / group

Connective Tissue disease


Upon request

Call in advance?

Not required


The Clinical Immunology Laboratory at GOSH provides a dedicated paediatric immunology service, supported by an expert scientific and clinical team.

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