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Jo1 ANTIBODIES, IgG

Mnemonic

JO-1 AB

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one gold (SST) or 7.0 mL red top tube.

Handling

Allow serum to clot completely at room temperature (minimum – SST: 30 minutes, red top tubes: 60 minutes). Centrifuge and separate serum from cells ASAP.

Preferred Volume

0.5 mL

Minimum Volume

0.35 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Plasma, microbially contaminated, heat treated or specimens containing visible particulates. Grossly hemolyzed, grossly lipemic or icteric serum should not be used.

Stability

Room Temp (18-26’C) 8 hours, Refrigerated (2-8’C) 48 hours, Frozen (<-20’C) 1 year

Testing Information

Note

This test can be ordered as a panel with all seven ENA’s or individually. 

Performed

Mon - Fri

Reported

2-5 days

Method

Chemiluminescent Immunoassay

Reference Values

Reference Values

< 20 CU                             Negative
≥ 20 CU                             Positive          
 

CPT Codes

86235

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 16, 2018 01:03:45 PM


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