Assessment of idiopathic inflammatory myopathies.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
Days Test Performed
8 - 15 days
Soft Order Code
Myositis Associated Antibodies (MAA)
Myositis Specific Antibodies (MSA)
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Offsite Collection Instructions
Collect specimen(s) in a red top tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum two (2) plastic vials (3 mL each) within 4 hours of collection, and refrigerate.
Must arrive in lab or aliquot and refrigerate within 4 hours.
6 mL serum
2 mL serum
Test includes PL-7, PL-12, Mi-2, Ku, EJ, OJ, and SRP autoantibodies. Test sent to Quest Valencia (Specialty) Laboratories.