Anti La (SSB)Antibody - Serum

Anti La (SSB)Antibody - Serum

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This test is used to confirm diagnosis of Sjogrens syndrome, a type of autoimmune disorder.

This Test Includes

Anti SS - B (La) Antibody

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:Anti La (SSB)Antibody - Serum Test

Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only

Reports

Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms of a connective tissue disease in whom the test for antinuclear antibodies is positive.

What is this test

To investigate the presence of anti-Ro/SSA and anti-La/SSB antibodies in the tear fluid and serum of patients with Sjögren’s syndrome and to evaluate the association of these autoantibodies with the severity of keratoconjunctivitis sicca.