Analytic Time

7 days

MiChart Code
Anti-TIF gamma/TIF alpha
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Anti-TIF gamma/TIF alpha
TIF-1 (P155/140)

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Anti-TIF-1 gamma / TIF-1 alpha antibodies are present in 15-38% of adult DM and 20-30% in JDM. Highly associated with malignancy which is found in 50-75% of positive adults patients; 89% specificity and 78% sensitivity for diagnosing cancer-associated DM; no cancer association in children.

Reference Range

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
1 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL serum

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As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.