81040:JO-1 IgG AUTOANTIBODIES

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81040:JO-1 IgG AUTOANTIBODIES
Methodology: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Edit Date: 11/5/2008
Performed: Tuesday, Friday
Released: 1-5 days after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86235-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Centrifuge, separate serum and pour into a plastic vial.
Stability: 7 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 2 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL serum
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: To evaluate patients suspected of having polymyositis, dermatomyositis, or polymyositis-scleroderma overlap syndrome.