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Myositis Profile (Autoimmune Inflammatory Myopathy)

Test Name

Myositis Profile (Autoimmune Inflammatory Myopathy)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions: Collect sample in gold top (SST) tube. Panel includes: EJ, Jo1, Ku, MDA5, Mi2a, Mi2b, NXP2, OJ, PL7, PL12, PM/Scl75, PM/Scl100, Ro52, SRP, TIF1g). Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Special Instructions: Specimen must be labelled properly. Sperate as soon as possible and send refrigrated

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed, lipemic, Unlabeled or Not Sufficient Quantity samples will be rejected. Avoid repeat freeze/Thaw cycles.

Stability: Stable refrigerated for 14 days 2-8°C and frozen at or below -20 °C for more than 30 days.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

7 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

Negative

Test Code

MYOAB

Methodology

Immunoblot

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROSJ03)

Other Information

Last Updated: November 07, 2019