Anti-Mi-2 Ab-994

Test info

  
Anti-Mi-2 Ab
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
MI2
MI-2
  

Antibodies to Mi-2 occur in 15-20% of patients with adult dermatomyositis. 

 

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.3 mL
Submitting the minimum volume does not allow for repeat testing
  

Immediatley following collection, mix sample by gently inverting 5 times

  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin  and transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within one (1) hour of sample collection
  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin  and Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within one (1) hour of sample collection
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Ambient  - 7 days

Frozen - 60 days

  
  • Gross hemolysis
  • Bacterially contaminated
  • Lipemic specimen
  • Icteric specimen
  • Non-serum specimen

Performance

  
LabCorp (520000): R-NX
  
Weekly
  
14 - 22 days
  

RIPA gel radiography

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

Negative

Billing

  
83516

Tracking

  
04/20/2020
  
02/01/2022
  
12/20/2021