Dermatomyositis Autoantibody Panel

Abbrev Code:DMYOPN   
Order Code:LAB6956Order Name:Dermatomyositis Panel
Methodology:Immunoprecipitation, Immunoblot
CPT Codes: 83516 x6
Test Includes:Mi-2 (nuclear helicse protein) Antibody, P155/140 (TIF1-gamma) Antibody; SAE1 (SUMO activating enzyme) Antibody; MDA5 (CADM-140) Antibody; NXP-2 (Nuclear matrix protein-2) Antibody; TIF1-gamma (TIF1-y) Antibody
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-18 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Hemolyzed, hyperlipemic, icteric heat-treated or contaminated specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within 2 hours of collection, 1 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3001782


Reference Range:

Mi2 (nuclear helicase protein) Antibody


P155/140 (TIF1-gamma) Antibody


SAE1 (SUMO activating enzyme) Antibody


MDA5 (CADM-140) Antibody


NXP-2 (Nuclear matrix protein-2) Antibody


TIF1-gamma (TIF1-y) Antibody




Use:Evaluation of patients with characteristic cutaneous manifestations of dermatomyositis with or without muscle weakness.

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