Jo-1 IgG ANTIBODY

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus

Methodology
Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: 8 hours; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: 14 days

Reference Range
Negative:   <20 units  
Weak Positive:   20-39 units  
Moderate Positive:   40-80 units  
Strong Positive:   >80 units  

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time3 days
Test CodeJO1G
CPT-4 Code (s)
86235
LOINC Codes
35333-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory