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SSA (SSA)

Department: Immunology
Test Synonym(s): Ro, Anti SSA
CPT Codes: 86235
Methodology: ELISA
Reference Range: See specific ANA
Tube Type: Red top (clot activator with gel) or red top (no gel)
Specimen: Blood
Alternate Specimen: None
Volume: 5 mL
Minimum Volume: 1 mL
Temperature: Refrigerate, separate and freeze serum
Stability: Refrigerated serum: 48 hours
Reasons for Rejection: Drawn in any anticoagulant
Days Performed: Monday
Times Performed: Morning
TAT: Up to 7 days (if test needs repeating could take up to 14 days)

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