FFTYC - Clinical: Collagen Type II Antibodies

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: FFTYC    
Collagen Type II 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.

Negative:                         <20 EU/mL

Borderline/Equivocal:     20-25 EU/mL

Positive:                          >25 EU/mL


Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

Anti-collagen II antibodies occur in 22% of patients with idiopathic SNHL, 30% of patients with sudden deafness and 20% of patients with Meniere’s disease. Anti-collagen II antibodies also occur in patients with relapsing polychondritis and in rheumatoid arthritis.