PM/ScL-100 Antibody, IgG, by Immunoblot


Sunquest Code:PMSCL  
Epic Code:LAB6490Epic Name:PM/SCL 100 Ab IgG with Reflex to ANA IFA
Synonyms:PM SCL 100 Antibody
Methodology:Immunoblot
CPT Code:86235
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-9 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.8 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma. Contaminated, hemolyzed or severely lipemic specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2003040


Interpretive

Reference Range:5 units or less: Negative 6-10 units: Borderline 11 units or greater: Positive
Use:The presence of PM/Scl-100 IgG antibody along with a positive ANA IFA nucleolar pattern is associated with connective tissue diseases such as polymyositis (PM), dermatomyositis (DM), systemic sclerosis (SSc), and polymyositis/systemic sclerosis overlap syndrome.


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