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Laboratory Medicine

Test Directory / Myositis Screen (Please note: Please ask for Myositis screen specifically on request form otherwise ENA screen only will be performed)

Myositis Screen (Please note: Please ask for Myositis screen specifically on request form otherwise ENA screen only will be performed)

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestMyositis Screen (Please note: Please ask for Myositis screen specifically on request form otherwise ENA screen only will be performed)
Common Abbreviations
ProfileIncluding (Mi-2beta, TIF1-gamma. MDA, NXP2, SAE1, Ku, PM-Scl100, PM-Scl75, Jo-1, SRP, PL-7, PL-12, EJ, OJ, Ro-52)
Clinical IndicationMyositis is rare and antibodies are found in about half of patients with a spectrum of disprders i.e. Myositis, Inflammatory Myopathies, including Dermatomyositis (DM), Juvenile Myositis (JM/JDM) or Polymyositis (PM) and Inclusion Body Myositis (IBM).
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample TypeSerum
Minimum Volume2 mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityContact Referral Laboratory
Turnaround Time3 weeks
LaboratoryHull Royal Infirmary, Anlaby Road, Hull HU3 2JZ
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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