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Test ID RO52 Ro52 Antibody, IgG, Serum

Ordering Guidance

This test detects antibodies to Ro52 only. For testing antibodies to both Ro 52 and Ro60, order ROPAN / Ro52 and Ro60 Antibodies, IgG, Serum.

Specimen Required

Supplies: Sarstedt Aliquot Tube, 5 mL (T914)

Collection Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Submission Container: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and aliquot serum into plastic vial

Useful For

Detecting anti-SSA 52 (Ro52) antibodies in serum


Evaluating patients at risk for connective tissue disease with or without interstitial lung disease

Method Name

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reporting Name

Ro52 Antibody, IgG, S

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.4 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  21 days

Reference Values

<20 CU (negative)

≥20 CU (positive)

Reference values apply to all ages

Day(s) Performed


Report Available

2 to 3 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared, approved, or is exempt by the US Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
RO52 Ro52 Antibody, IgG, S 53017-0


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
RO52 Ro52 Antibody, IgG, S 53017-0