Complete Myositis Profile includes 001, 049, 050, 053, 081, 082, 083, 084, 085, 086, 087, 088

Category: Rheumatology
Test Code: 072
Disease: Dermato/Polymyositis
Methodology: Indirect Immunofluorescence, ELISA, Line Immunoassay
Reference Range: See reference ranges for individual tests.
CPT Code: 86038, 84182(x2), 86516 (x9)
Schedule / Turnaround Time: See individual tests for scheduling and turnaround time.
Specimen Requirements:

Specimen need not be refrigerated or frozen. Collect 2-3 ml of blood in a red top or serum separator tube. If possible, separate serum from clot and place into white tube provided with Immco Diagnostics’ collection kits. If separation facilities are not available, the blood can be sent in the tube used for collection.

Sample Stability:

Sample is stable at ambient temperature during shipment. If sample is stored prior to shipment, it is stable refrigerated (2-8°C) up to five days and frozen (-20°C or lower) up to one year.

Relevance:

See individual tests. *These tests are only offered in complete Myositis Profile and not listed individually.