81553:MYOSITIS AssessR™

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81553:MYOSITIS AssessR™
Methodology: Radioimmunoprecipitation Assay (RIPA)
Edit Date: 12/8/2008
Components: PL-7 Autoantibodies / PL-12 Autoantibodies / Mi-2 Autoantibodies / Ku Autoantibodies / EJ Autoantibodies / OJ Autoantibodies / SRP Autoantibodies.
Performed: Tuesday
Released: 8-15 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 83516-90 x5 / 86235-90 x2
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Two 7.5 mL serum separator tubes (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells within 4 hours of collection. Pour into two 3 mL aliquots. Refrigerate.
Stability: 7 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 2 months frozen.
Standard Volume: Two 3 mL aliquots.
Minimum Volume: Two 1 mL aliquots.
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Assessment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.

Reference Range:
Not detected.

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