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SJOGREN'S SYNDROME REFLEX PROFILE

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB3058         Geisinger Epic ID: 44056

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1.0 mL serum; minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Either serum separator tube (SST) or nonserum separator (plain) tube acceptable.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge and submit 1 mL serum 
Transport temperature:
Refrigerated (preferred). Room temperature (stable 8 hours) and frozen specimens also acceptable
Specimen stability:
Room temperature: 8 hours. Refrigerated 2-8°C: 4 days (96 hours). Frozen: 6 months.
Rejection criteria:
Specimen stability exceeded; specimen grossly hemolyzed

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
ANA <1:80; SSA <20; SSB <20
CPT code(s):
86039
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
ANA titer and pattern with reflex to a SSA SSB if ANA is positive.
Methodology:
Indirect Immunofluorescent Antibody (IFA)
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Synonyms:
Sjogren's syndrome
SJOPAN
Clinical significance:
The presence of ANA antibodies in correlation with clinical findings and other laboratory tests such as SS-A and SS-B can aid in the diagnosis of certain rheumatic diseases including systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and related connective tissue diseases such as Sjogren's syndrome.
Doctoral Director(s:)
Hoi-Ying Elsie Yu, PhD, DABCC
Stacy Kenyon, PhD, DABCC
   
Review Date: 12/03/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Immunology
Technical Lead: Kathy Hurst
Frequency: ANA IFA: Five days per week, 1st shift.
SSA and SSB: Two days per week, 1st shift.
Performed stat? No
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