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SJOAB / SSAB-M
SJOGREN'S ANTIBODIES (SS-B, SS-A), SERUM

Test Code SJOAB / SSAB-M 
Test SJOGREN'S ANTIBODIES (SS-B, SS-A), SERUM 
Methodology Multiplex Flow Immunoassay 
Description Useful For:
Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms of a connective tissue disease in whom the test for antinuclear antibodies (ANA) is positive, especially those with signs and symptoms consistent with Sjogren's syndrome or LE. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top or serum gel tube. Spin down and send 0.5 mL (minimum volume: 0.4 mL) refrigerated in a plastic, screw-capped vial. 
Reference Values SS-A/Ro Antibodies, IgG
< 1.0 U (negative)
> or = 1.0 U (positive)

Reference values apply to all ages.

SS-B/La Antibodies, IgG
< 1.0 U (negative)
> or = 1.0 (positive)

Reference values apply to all ages. 

Analytic Time 1 Day 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86235 X 2