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ID:182 Salivary Gland antibodies
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DescriptionAutoantibodies to the ductal epithelium of the salivary gland.
IndicationSjogren's syndrome.
Additional Info
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationFound in 50% of Sjogren's syndrome patients.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol5 mL

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesQualitative - pos/neg Normal result = Negative
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
IP Routine TAT10 days
GP Acute TAT- Contact Laboratory
GP Routine TAT10 days
Turnround CommentANA and AMA are excluded by analysis of mouse Liver Kidney Stomach tisues, for all suspected parathyroid positves. Endocrine antibodies can also excluded by analysis of monkey adrenal, ovary and testis tissue.

Originally edited by : JHB. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:33:27. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:33:27.