Myositis Assessment 7 Panel : 90995

Test Code
MYOS7Q or 90995

CPT Codes
83516x5, 86235x2

Includes
This panel reports the following components: PL-7 Autoantibodies, PL-12 Autoantibodies, Mi-2 Autoantibodies, Ku Autoantibodies , EJ Autoantibodies, OJ Autoantibodies, SRP Autoantibodies

Instructions
Plain red top tube(s)-collect enough to yield 2-6 mL serum.

Transport Container
Centrifuge plain red and separate serum within 4 hours of collection. Transfer 6 mL (Min: 2 mL) into a standard transport tube(s).

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.

Specimen Stability
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 60 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Hemolysis; Lipemia.

Methodology
Radioimmunoprecipitation Assay (RIPA)

Setup Schedule
Tuesday - Thursday

Report Available
3-9 days (From receipt at performing laboratory)

Reference Range
PL-7 Autoantibodies      Not detected
PL-12 Autoantibodies    Not detected
Mi-2 Autoantibodies      Not detected
Ku Autoantibodies        Not detected
EJ Autoantibodies         Not detected
OJ Autoantibodies        Not detected
SRP Autoantibodies       Not detected


Clinical Significance
Assessment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.