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Sjogrens Antibodies, SSA and SSB
Test Code: SSASSB
Synonyms/Keywords
SSA and SSB, Ro and La, Extractable Nuclear Antigen​
Useful For
SSA/Ro and SSB/La antibodies occur in SLE and Sjogren's syndrome. SSA/Ro has strong association with childhood and neonatal SLE.​
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT) or Serum Separator Tube (SST)​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ Refrigerate​ 7 days​
Frozen​ > 7 days​
Rejection Criteria
Gross lipemia
Gross hemolysis​
Heat inactivated samples​
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 day​ Multiplex Flow Immunoassay/Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ Negative: <1.0​
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86235  ​ 2​ Extractable nuclear antigen​
Synonyms/Keywords
SSA and SSB, Ro and La, Extractable Nuclear Antigen​
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
​Centricity ​Sjogrens Antibodies
​Cerner ​Sjogren's Antibodies, SSA and SSB
If the ordering application you are looking for is not listed, contact your local laboratory for assistance.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
No​ Serum​ Red Top Tube (RTT) or Serum Separator Tube (SST)​ 1.0 mL​ 0.5 mL​ 0.5 mL​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum​ Refrigerate​ 7 days​
Frozen​ > 7 days​
Rejection Criteria
Gross lipemia
Gross hemolysis​
Heat inactivated samples​
Useful For
SSA/Ro and SSB/La antibodies occur in SLE and Sjogren's syndrome. SSA/Ro has strong association with childhood and neonatal SLE.​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
Marshfield​ Negative: <1.0​
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday​ 1 day​ Multiplex Flow Immunoassay/Bio-Rad BioPlex 2200​
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
86235  ​ 2​ Extractable nuclear antigen​
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.