Polymyositis Panel

Abbrev Code:ARMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Polymyositis Panel
Methodology:Immunoprecpitation; Multiplex bead assay
CPT Codes: 86235 x1, 83516 x5
Test Includes:Jo-1 Antibody, IgG; PL-7 (threonyl-tRNA synthetase) Antibody; PL-12 (alanyl-tRNA synthetase ) Antibody ;EJ (glycyl-tRNA synthetase) Antibody; SRP (Signal Recognition Particle) Antibody; OJ (isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase) Antibody
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 7-15 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:Samples are stable for 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated and 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2013990


Reference Range:

Jo-1 Antibody, IgG

29 AU/mL or less: Negative

30-40 AU/mL: Equivocal

41 AU/mL or greater: Positive

PL-7 (threonyl-tRNA synthetase) Antibody


PL-12 (alanyl-tRNA synthetase ) Antibody


EJ (glycyl-tRNA synthetase) Antibody


SRP (Signal Recognition Particle) Antibody


OJ (isoleucyl-tRNA synthetase) Antibody




Use:Evaluation of patients with progressive proximal muscle weakness and antisynthetase syndrome.

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