2 mL (1 mL min.) Serum from 1 SST. Ship refrigerated or frozen.
Sample Mon through Sat by 11 am; Report Same day by 6 pm
Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) belongs to the collagenoses, a group of autoimmune connective tissue diseases which affect the skin and internal organs. Approximately 2-50 of 100,000 people suffer from SSc worldwide. The incidence amounts to 1-2 new cases per 100,000 people per year. The disease occurs mainly in middle adulthood. Women are affected 3 to 4 times more frequently than men.
*Scl-70 *CENP A *CENP B *RP11 *RP155 *Fibrillarin *NOR90 *Th To *PM-Scl 100 *PM-Scl 75 *Ku *PDGFR *Ro-52