Antibodies to inner ear antigen (68kD) occur in approximately 70% of patients with autoimmune hearing loss. The antibody tests to this 68kD antigen parallel with disease activity. In addition, a majority of patients positive for antibodies to 68kD are responsive to corticosteroid treatment. (Hirose et al: The Laryngoscope 109:1769-1999)
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
5 - 19 days
Soft Order Code
Autoimmune Inner Ear Ag (68 kD)
Autoimmune Inner Ear Antibody
Heat Shock Protein 70 Autoantibodies
Hsp 70 Antibody
Autoimmune Inner Ear Ag
Mayo F68KD (91494) (IMMCO Diagnostics)
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