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Type II collagen antibody

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

Quest

 

Test ID: 

LAB3592

 

Methodology: 

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Immunoassay (ELISA)

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

15 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Stability: Room temperature: 5 days Refrigerated: 30 days Frozen: 1 year


Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Collagen II antibodies occur in 22% of patients with sensory neural hearing loss, 30% of patients with sudden deafness and 67% of patients with Meniere’s disease. Collagen II antibodies also occur in patients with relapsing polychondritis and in patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/testcenter/BUOrderInfo.action?tc=61012&labCode=AMD

CPT Code(s): 

83520

Last Changed: 

8/17/2017 9:26:24

Last Reviewed: 

8/17/2017 9:26:24