Sjogren's antibodies

Alphabetical Test listing

Sjogren's antibodies-648A

  
Sjogren's antibodies
  
648A
  
LAB648
  
SJA
  
Anti La
Anti Ro
Ro52
Ro60
SSA
SSB
  
  • SSB
  • Ro52
  • Ro60
  

The presence of SSA (Ro52, Ro60) and SSB antibodies in human serum can aid in the diagnosis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE), Sjogren's Syndrome (SS), systemic sclerosis (Ssc), polymyositis (PM) and dermatomyositis (DM).

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 7 days

Frozen - 21 days

Ambient - NO

  
  • Improper labels (unlabeled or mislabeled)
  • Hemolysis (some procedures)
  • Improper anticoagulant or ratio
    • Heparinized plasma is not acceptable
  • Delay in transport
  • Improper storage temperature affecting results
  • Improper container
  • Leaking container resulting in compromised specimen
  • Quantity not sufficient (QNS)
  •  
  
AHL - Immunology: J
  
Mo, We, Fr
  
2 - 4 days
  

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay (CIA)

  

Negative:          < 20 CU

Strong Positive: ≥ 20 CU

  
86235 x 3
  
11/30/2001
  
07/26/2019