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ID:843 Collagen type II antibodies
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Description Autoantibodies to type II collagen have been described in 60% of patients with relapsing perichondritis.
Indication Relapsing perichondritis.
Additional Info Also detected in RA and juvenile RA.
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
Interpretation Collagen type II antibodies may be associated with active Rheumatoid Arthritis (30-70% of patients) or relapsing perichondritis (60% of patients), however they are of uncertain diagnostic or clinical utility.

DepartmentClinical Immunology
TubeSerum Gel
Tube Picture
Collection ConditionsNo restrictions
Min. Vol

Ref. Range (Male)
Ref. Range (Female)
Ref. Range (Paed)
Ref. Range NotesPos/Neg. A normal result is negative.
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
IP Routine TAT5 days
GP Acute TAT- Not Defined -
GP Routine TAT5 days
Turnround CommentTurn around time provided by the referral laboratory. Please allow additional time for sample dispatch and return of results.

Originally edited by : BD. Review due on 14/09/2018 14:26:11. Published By AM on 14/09/2017 14:26:11.