Jo-1 Antibody, IgG


Sunquest Code:JOIGG  
Epic Code:LAB6371Epic Name:JO 1 AB IGG
Synonyms:Anti-Jo-1 Antibody, IgG; Histidyl-tRNA Synthetase Antibodies; Synthetase Antibody; Jo 1 Antibody IgG; Jo1 Antibody IgG
Methodology:Multiplex flow immunoassay
CPT Code:86235
Turnaround Time:Performed Mon-Fri; results reported the same day.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.9 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Green (lithium heparin, gel), Green (sodium heparin, no gel), Purple (EDTA), Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Gross hemolysis.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.35 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Specialty Core  (UMMC-East Bank)


Interpretive

Reference Range:

Negative

Less than 1.0 AI

Positive

1.0 AI or greater

 

Antibody index (AI) values reflect qualitative changes in antibody concentration that cannot be directly associated with clinical condition or disease state.

 

 

Use:Presence of Jo-1 antibody is found in patients with pure polymyositis, pure dermatomyositis or myositis associated with another rheumatic disease or with interstitial lung disease.


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