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Test ID: FPZ    
P0 (Pzero) Antibodies

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Qualitative Test – Positive or Negative

  

Test Performed By:  IMMCO Diagnostics, Inc.

                               640 Ellicott Street

                               3rd Floor

                               Buffalo, NY  14203

Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

Antibodies against P0 protein occur in 46% of patients with Meniere’s disease, 40% of patients with otosclerosis, 28% of patients with idiopathic progressive sensorineural hearing loss and 18% of patients with sudden deafness and in 4% of control subjects (Tomasi JP, Lona A, Deggouj N, Gersdorff M. Autoimmune sensorineural hearing loss in young patients: an exploratory study. Laryngoscope, 2001;111:2050-3v)