Specimen Requirements

Title

ANTI-BODY TO Jo-1

Specimen Requirement

1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 4 days, Refrigerated 7 days, Frozen 30 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

5-7 days Performed Tues-Sat

Clinical Use

Evaluate patients suspected of having polymyositis, dermatomyositis, or polymyositis-scleroderma overlap syndrome

Test Code

JO1W