SSB (La) (ENA) ANTIBODY, IgG
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube.
Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum – SST: 30 minutes, red top tubes: 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP.
Plasma, microbially contaminated, heat treated or specimens containing visible particulates. Grossly hemolyzed, grossly lipemic or icteric serum should not be used.
Ambient (18-26°C): 48 hours; Refrigerated (2-8°C): 14 days; Frozen (≤ -20°C): 1 year
This test can be ordered as a panel with all seven ENA’s or individually.
< 20 CU Negative
≥ 20 CU Positive
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