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Myositis Immunoblot

The Myositis immunoblot is used after specific (often ANA negative) patterns are detected on immunofluorescence, when there is no agreement with ENA ELISA results and upon specific request.

The immuno blot detects IgG antibodies to Mi-2, Ku, PM-Scl 100, PM-Scl-75, Jo-1, SRP, PL-7, PL-12, EJ, OJ and Ro52 in human serum.

Specimen requirements

Serum or plasma - 1ml

Cost

Price on application

Laboratory turnaround time

14 days

Laboratory method

Immunoblot

Reference range/units

Positive or Negative

Associated tests

Not applicable

Shipping and storage

UK and Ireland

Ambient temperature and first class post. Hays DX users please enquire via email below.

International

Ambient temperature if courier will deliver within 72 hours otherwise consider refrigerated transport. Freezing is not a requirement.

Ensure delivery Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:30.

Further information and contact details

For further information, email immunology.office@nhs.net