SJOGREN’S SYNDROME ANTIBODIES
SSA/Ro & SSB/La are extractable nuclear antigens. SS-A/Ro antibodies occur in patients with Sjogren’s syndrome (90%), Lupus erythematosus (40-60%) & Rheumatoid arthritis. SS-B/La antibodies occur in patients with Sjogren’s syndrome (60%) &Lupus erythematosus (15%). This assay is useful for evaluating patients with signs and symptoms of connective tissue disorder in whom ANA is positive.
No special preparation required
Sample by Tue / Fri 9 am; Report Same Day