COLLAGEN TYPE II ANTIBODIES

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a red-top tube. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 3.0 mL serum (1.0 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: SST

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay

Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
Negative: <20 EU/mL
Borderline/Equivocal: 20-25 EU/mL
Positive: >25 EU/mL

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time4-9 days
Test CodeFTYC
CPT-4 Code (s)
83520
LOINC Codes
Collagen Type II Antibodies:   Not available  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory