SSA (Ro) (ENA) Antibody, IgG

Abbrev Code:SSAIGG   
Order Code:LAB6339Order Name:SSA Ro ENA Antibody IgG
Synonyms:Sjogren's Ro Antibody; Ro Antibody; Extractable Nuclear Antigen Antibody
Methodology:Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86235 x1
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results reported the same day.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Green (lithium heparin, gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis or severe lipemia.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator up to 14 days.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab UM Specialty Core/Prot/Endo (Phadia ELiA G) 


Reference Range:
Negative Less than 7.0 U/mL
Positive Greater than 10 U/mL
Use:SSA (Ro) antibody is seen in 70-75% of Sjogren's syndrome cases, 30-40% of SLE, and 5-10% of progressive systemic sclerosis (PSS).

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