The MyoMarker 3 Plus Profile can be used to assist in the diagnosis of dermatomyositis, polymyositis and the anti-synthetase syndrome. Furthermore, it allows characterization of various subsets of these disorders and offers prognostic information.
Spin within one (1) hour of specimen collection
Gold serum separator (SST) tubes (2)
Spin and separate serum from the cells within one (1) hour of specimen collection.
Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days
Ambient - 7 days
Frozen - 60 days
Freeze/thaw cycles - stable x 1
Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)
RIPA Gel Radiography
<20 Units (Negative)