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Jo 1 Antibody

Infectious Disease Laboratories : Immunology

Test ID/Workstation :
JO1AB CLEVE
Specimen Type:
Blood
Tube Type:
Gold top SST (serum separator tube, no anticoagulant)
Collection Volume:
2.5 mL (minimum 1.5 mL)
Cause for Rejection:
-
Storage:
Refrigerated
Availability:
Sent to reference lab
Methodology:
Multiplex
Special Instructions:
Anti-Jo-1 antibody is used as an aid in diagnosis of polymyositis and dermatomyositis, especially with pulmonary involvement. A negative result cannot rule out polymyositis or dermatomyositis. Clinical correlation is required.
Lab/Phone:
330-543-8418
TAT:
1-3 days
Additional Info:
Reference range:
  • Negative: < 1.0 AI
  • Positive: > or = 1.0 AI
  • CPT Code:
    86235