MYOSITIS-SPECIFIC PANEL (15 Antibodies)

Mnemonic

MYOSITIS

Includes

Antibodies: Mi-2, PL-7, PL12, P155/140, EJ, Ku, OJ, PM/Scl, SRP, Smith/RNP, Ro52, Ro60, Jo-1, U3 Fib, SAE1, NXP2, MDA5, TIF1-gamma

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 5.0 mL gold (SST), or one 7.0 mL red top tube

(View image for Supply Item Numbers - 101235 or 101192)

Handling

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer three 1 mL serum aliquots to aliquot tubes. (Min: 0.5 mL/aliquot)

Preferred Volume

3.0 mL

Minimum Volume

1.5 mL serum

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed, hyperlipemic, icteric, heat-treated or contaminated specimens.

Stability

Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

8-19 days

Method

Qualitative Immunoprecipitation/Semi-Quantitative Multiplex Bead Assay/Qualitative Immunoblot

Referral Lab

ARUP (3001781)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

83516 x 8; 86235 x 6; 84182 x 4

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:23 AM