MyoMarker Panel 3 Plus

Abbrev Code:FMMPP   
Order Code:LAB1066Order Name:Myomarker Panel 3 Plus
Synonyms:Myo Marker 3 Plus; Polymytosis; Myositis Specific Autoantibodies (MSA)
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA); RIPA Gel Radiography.
CPT Codes: 83516 x10, 86235 x7, 83516 x10, 86235 x7
Test Includes:Refer to reference range.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to the reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 14-21 days.

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by LabCorp. It has not been cleared or approved by the Food and Drug Administration.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:10 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:8.2 mL. Volume does not allow for repeat testing.
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Collection Instructions:If hematocrit is >40%, two collection tubes may be needed. Consult with lab.
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed, grossly lipemic or grossly icteric; bacterial contamination.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 5 mL; 4 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:7 days at room temperature; 14 days refrigerated (preferred); 60 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Esoterix via Mayo)
Referral Lab number:FMMPP


Reference Range:Anti-PL-7 Ab, Anti-PL-12 Ab, Anti-EJ Ab, Anti-OJ Ab, Anti-SRP Ab, Anti-Mi-2 Ab, Anti-U3 RNP (Fibrillarin), Anti-U2 RNP Ab, Anti-Ku Ab:
Reference Range: Negative

Interpretation for: Anti-Jo-1 Ab, Anti-TIF-1gamma Ab, Anti-MDA-5 Ab (CADM-140), Anti-NXP-2 (P140) Ab, Anti-SAE1 Ab IgG, Anti-PM/Scl-100 Ab, Anti-SS-A 52kD Ab IgG, Anti-U1-RNP Ab:
Reference Range <20
Negative <20 units
Weak Positive 20-39 units
Moderate Positive 40-80 units
Strong Positive >80 units
Use:The MyoMarker 3 Plus Profile can be used to assist in the diagnosis of dermatomyositis, polymyositis and the anti-synthetase syndrome.  Furthermore, it allows characterization of various subsets of these disorders and offers prognostic information.

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