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Sjogren's Antibodies *

SIM

16047 

CPT

86235 x 2 

Synonyms

SSA/ SSB ; Anti-La / Anti-Ro ; Anti SS-A/Anti SS-B 

Specimen Type

Serum 

Container

Red-top or gold-top tube

Collection Instructions

Volume

Volume: 1 mL 
Minimum volume: 0.5 mL (This does not allow for repeat testing) 

Additional Information

Aids in the diagnosis of Sjogren’s syndrome (especially with vasculitis) and lupus patients with Sjogren overlap syndrome

Patient Preparation

Specimen Processing Instructions

 Once in the lab,separate serum from cells if using red-top tube

Transport Requirements

Room temperature

Specimen Stability

 Room Temperature or Refrigerated : 14 days 

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis; icterus; lipemia; bacterial contamination

Reference Range

Reference range accompanies report

Critical Value

 

Test Includes

Semiquantitative result of IgG class antibodies. 

Methodology

Multiplex flow immunoassay 

Testing Frequency

 

LCA

012708 

Reviewed By

Lisa McBride

Reviewed Date

2/20/2018

Supplemental

* Denotes  Reference Lab Test

Reviewed by Lisa McBride on February 20, 2018

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