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Test Code ANTI JO-1 JO-1 Antibody

Clinical System Name

JO-1 Antibody

Synonyms

Anti-JO1 Antibody
Jo 1 Antibody
Jo-1 Antibody
Polymyositis Related Antibody

JO1

Description

This assay is used in the detection of autoantibodies to Jo-1 to aid in the diagnosis of autoimmune disease. The results are semi-quantitative.

Sample Requirements

Specimen:  Whole Blood

Container(s):  Gold SST, Red, Dark Green/Sodium Heparin, Lavendar/EDTA

Preferred Vol:  2 mL

Minimum Vol:  1 mL

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin:  Y

Aliquot:  Y

Temp:  2-8 C

Storage location:  CPA Refrigerator, FrigF Rack. 

 

Off-site collection:  Avoid hemolysis. Spin blood, refrigerate 1 mL serum/plasma in a polypropylene aliquot tube.

Stability

Temperature Time
Room temp  
Refrigerated

7 d

Frozen 6 m

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Drawn daily; testing performed weekly within 7 days

 

Performing Laboratory

Seattle Children's Laboratory    

Department

Department:  Chemistry

Location: Chem East

Phone Number: (206) 987-2617

 

 

Reference Range

  AI
Negative < 1.0
Positive > 1.0

 

Methodology

Method:  Immunoassay on Bioplex 2200

Analytical Volume:  0.4 mL serum

Limitations:

CPT Codes

CPT CODE(S)
86235