Myositis AssessR Plus Jo-1 Antibody [10185X]

Test Code
10185

CPT Codes
86235 (x3), 83516 (x5)

Includes
Autoantibodies for PL-7, PL-12, Mi-2, Ku, EJ, OJ, SRP plus Jo-1 Antibody

Preferred Specimen
3 mL (x2) serum collected in red-top tube (no gel). Serum from SST's is also acceptable.

Minimum Volume
1 mL (x2)

Instructions
Collect serum in in a red-top tube. Separate serum within 4 hours of collection. Split serum into two transfer tubes, 3 mL in each, and ship by overnight courier.

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vials

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 4 days
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • Grossly icteric

Methodology
Radioimmunoprecipitation Assay (RIPA) • Immunoassay (IA)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Thurs a.m.; Report available: 3-9 days

Reference Range
See Laboratory Report

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute Valencia
27027 Tourney Road
Valencia, CA 91355



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