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Myositis antibody panel

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Mayo 
Test ID: LAB3280 
Methodology: Immunoprecipitation (IPP)
Schedule: Batched weekly
Reported: 15 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable.
Unacceptable conditions: Gross hemolysis, lipemia, icteric
Stability: Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 6 months; Ambient 7 days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: See individual antibodies for clinical significance.

Panel Includes: MI-2, PL-7, PL-12, EJ, OJ, KU, SRP, U2 SN RNP

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 83516x8
Last Changed: 11/18/2016 13:53:56
Last Reviewed: 12/27/2016 00:55:47