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Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Anti-Jo 1

Synonyms

Jo 1 Ab IgG, Anti-Jo 1

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL blood

Volume and Container

5.0 mL gold top SST blood tube

Storage and Transport

Serum stored refrigerated until ready for transport to Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than serum, gross hemolysis, gross lipemia

Turn Around Time

3-5 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am-5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

86235

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,869,161

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

Evaluating patients with signs/symptoms compatible with a connective tissue disease, muscle pain and limb weakness, concomitant pulmonary, Raynaud's phenomenon, and arthritis

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Schedule

Test performed Monday-Saturday at Mayo Medical Laboratory Jacksonville

Request Form

 

Methodology

Multiplex Flow Immunoassay

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

 

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

Testing is not useful in patients with a negative ANA

Interpretation

A positive result is consistent with the diagnosis of polymyositis and suggests an increased risk of pulmonary involvement with fibrosis in such patients.

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref JO1, Ref Anti-Jo 1

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:56 PM by Bradshaw, Keir