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Sjögren’s Syndrome Profile

Test Name

Sjögren’s Syndrome Profile

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2mL Serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top (SST) tube. Panel includes: Scleroderma/Systemic Sclerosis Profile. Panel includes antibodies against SS-A, SS-B, Ro-52. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions: Specimen must be labelled properly. Sperate as soon as possible and send refrigrated

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, unlabeled or samples of non Sufficient quantity. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles.

Stability: Stable refrigerated for 14 days 2-8°C and frozen at or below -20 °C for more than 30 days.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

7 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Negative

Test Code

SSAB

Methodology

Immunoblot

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: May 15, 2020