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Jo-1 Antibody

Order Code CH269
Turnaround Time 48-72 hrs
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)

Transport Tube

Preferred Specimens
1 mL Serum
Minimum Volume (uL)
0.5 mL
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Room Temperature
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 4 days
Refrigerated 7 days
Frozen 30 days
Reject Criteria

Gross hemolysis, Grossly lipemic, Grossly icteric

Test Details
Clinical Significance

Jo-1 Antibody – Jo-1 Antibody occurs most frequently (31%) in patients with polymyositis, but has also been found in patients with dermatomyositis, and the polymyositis/scleroderma “overlap syndrome” (PM/SCL) or polymyositis/systemic lupus erythematosis “overlap syndrome” (PM/SLE).

Reference Ranges

<1.0 AI Negative