|Plasma Separator Tube 4.5 mL
Call laboratory for additional acceptable specimen collection containers.
3.0 mL whole blood from light green top tube or TWO
24 hrs/day, 7 days a week, including holidays.
3 hours (upon receipt in laboratory)
1.0 AI (antibody index) or less
SS-B (La) antibodies are found primarily in patients with Sjogren's
syndrome (approximately 60% of cases) and lupus erythematosus (LE, 10-
15% of cases).
Assay methodology and reference ranges changed February 25, 2013.
Multiplex flow immunoassay