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Collagen Type II Antibodies

Reporting Name

Collagen Type II Antibodies
Seattle Children's Hospital Note:

Clinical System Name: Miscellaneous Test

Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Plain Red tube, SST tube is also acceptable.

Specimen Volume: 3 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum-gel tube(s). Spin down and send 3 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Ambient  7 days

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Performing Laboratory

IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc.

Method Name

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Reference Values

Negative:                         <20 EU/mL

Borderline/Equivocal:     20-25 EU/mL

Positive:                          >25 EU/mL


Test Classification

This test has been developed and performance parameters have been validated by IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc. This test has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA); however, US FDA approval is not required for clinical use. It is not intended that clinical diagnosis and patient management decisions be made using these results alone. This test has been validated using serum samples. The manufacturer has not determined the efficacy of this test when performed on CSF, plasma, joint or pleural fluid specimens. The performance characteristics of this test were determined by IMMCO Diagnostics Inc.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FFTYC Collagen Type II Antibodies 13879-2


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0911 Collagen Type II Antibodies 13879-2

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