Newcastle Laboratories

Ro52 and Ro60 Antibodies

Clinical Background:

Ro52 and Ro60 antibodies are associated with Sjogren’s syndrome and both SLE and Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus. Ro52 and Ro60 antibodies are of IgG class and are of importance during pregnancy as t...

Ro52 and Ro60 antibodies are associated with Sjogren’s syndrome and both SLE and Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus. Ro52 and Ro60 antibodies are of IgG class and are of importance during pregnancy as they may cross the placenta causing neonatal lupus or congenital complete heart block in the neonate.

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Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Immunology

    Immunology

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Serum-SST

    Serum-SST

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Serum-Plain tube

    Serum-Plain tube

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    1 ml

    1 ml

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    0.5 ml

    0.5 ml

  • Special Requirement:

    None

    None

  • Freq Analysis:

    Daily

    Daily

  • Add On Test:

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions...

    All urgent add ons via telephone on 0191 282 4766, and must be confirmed via email to the appropriate email address

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (internal)

    or

    tnu-tr.bloodsciencesadditions@nhs.net (external)

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  • Quality Assurance:

    UK NEQAS for Antibodies to Nuclear and Related Antigens

    UK NEQAS for Antibodies to Nuclear and Related Antigens

  • Interpretation:

    None

    None

  • Reference Ranges:

    Normal Range: Negative

    Normal Range: Negative

  • Other Info:

    Ro52 and Ro60 antibodies are detected as part of the ANA and Related antibodies assay and are reported as Negative or Positive.

    Ro52 and Ro60 antibodies are detected as part of the ANA and Related antibodies assay and are reported as Negative or Positive.

  • Routine Contact Name:

    Autoimmunity Lab

  • Routine Telephone:

    0191 282 1890

    0191 282 1890

  • Routine Email:

Availability:

Ro (SS-A) Antibodies are detected by BioPlex 2200 multiplex analyser and are run on a daily basis.

Turn Around:

3 routine working days

Send To:

Department of Blood Sciences

Level 3
Leazes Wing
Royal Victoria Infirmary
Queen Victoria Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 4LP

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