Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
Anti-collagen II antibodies occur in 22% of patients with idiopathic SNHL, 30% of patients with sudden deafness and 67% of patients with Meniere’s disease. Anti-collagen II antibodies also occur in patients with relapsing polychondritis and in rheumatoid arthritis.
4 - 22 days
- Collagen Type II Antibody
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by IMMCO Diagnostics.