MyoMarker Panel 3 - LG6332

Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Synonyms:Polymytosis; MSA; Myositis Specific Autoantibodies
Methodology:Enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA); RIPA Gel Radiography.
Test Includes:Jo-1, Mi-2, PL-12, EJ, OJ, SRP, Ku, U2 snRNP, PM/Scl, MDA5, NXP2, TIF-1y, Ssa 52 kD, IgG, U1 RNP, Fibrillarin U3 RNP; SAE1 Ab, IgG; PL7
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 16 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:8 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL.  Does not permit repeat analysis.
Container:Red or gold (gel)
[Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)]
Causes for Rejection:Grossly hemolyzed; bacterial contamination; lipemic specimen; icteric specimen; non-serum specimen types.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 1 hour of collection centrifuge and aliquot 3 mL; 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:7 days room temperature; 14 days refrigerated; 60 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (LabCorp via ARUP)
Referral Lab number:520085


Reference Range:By report.
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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