Heat Shock Protein 70 (68 kDa) IgG Antibody

Code
900.1728
Name
Heat Shock Protein 70 (68 kDa) IgG Antibody
Category
None
Department
Send-Out
Start Date
Expiration Date
Synonyms
68 KD (Heat Shock Protein)
CPT Codes
84182
Site
SBMF
Reference Test
44327
ATLAS Test Code

Specimen Information

Type

Gold, SST

Volume

1.0 ml

Transport Info

Centrifuge and immediately transfer serum to separate plastic tube
Refrigerated

Fasting Required?
False
Patient Instructions

Reference Range

Negative

Methodology

Western Blot

Clinical Significance

Western blot assay for HSP70 (68 kDa), IgG antibody may be utilized in predicting corticosteroid responsiveness in patients with idiopathic rapidly progressive sensorineural hearing loss. Indeterminate results should be repeated using a fresh specimen collected after 10-14 days. Other autoimmune diseases may also produce positive results.

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