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
Buffalo, NY 14203
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)