Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Comprehensive Myositis Panel, Serum

Test Name: Comprehensive Myositis Panel, Serum
Alternate Name(s): Panel includes:

Basic Myositis Panel
Anti-Mi-2 alpha
Anti-Mi-2 beta
Anti-TIF1 gamma
Anti-MDA5
Anti-NXP2
Anti-SAE1
Anti-Ku
Anti-PM-Scl 100
Anti-PM-Scl 75
Anti-JO1
Anti-PL-7
Anti-PL-12
Anti-EJ
Anti-OJ
Anti-Ro-52
Anti-cN1A
Anti-SRP

Anti-HMG-CoA Reductase (HMGCR)
Laboratory: Clinical Immunology
Specimen Type: Adult:
5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube as well as EDTA, heparin or citrate plasma

Pediatric:
0-2 years: 0.5 mL Red top Microtainer
2-10 years: 2 mL Red top tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume required for testing is 1.0 mL
Requisition: CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batch analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
15 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Antibodies by immunoblot
Negative

Anti-HMGCR by ELISA
Negative: <20 U
Positive: ≥20 U
Effective Date: 2021-07-28
Revised Date: 2021-09-10
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Immunoblot results will be reported as either negative or positive for specific antibodies as the following.
1+ Weak Positive
2+ Positive
3+ Strong Positive
Special Processing:  
Comments: Accepted from referred in locations.
Method of Analysis: Immunoblot for Basic Myositis Panel
ELISA for Anti-HMGCR
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Stability
Ambient: 8 Hours
Refrigerated: 48 Hours
Frozen: 1 Year
System Codes: 
Cerner
CMYOAP
 
Referred To:  

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