5 - 19 days
Autoimmune Inner Ear Antibody
Heat Shock Protein 70 Autoantibodies
Hsp 70 Antibody
Autoimmune Inner Ear Ag
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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.