Test Overview

Test Methodology

EIA

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.

Test Details

Analytic Time

7 days

Soft Order Code

RTIF

MiChart Code

Anti-TIF gamma/TIF alpha

Synonyms

Synonyms

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

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Laboratory

Sendout

Laboratory Reference

RDL Reference Laboratories 175

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Container

Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL serum

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Fee Codes


CPT Code

83520

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