Anti Jo-I antibody / Anti JO - 1 - Serum

Anti Jo-I antibody / Anti JO - 1 - Serum

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This test is used to confirm diagnosis of polymyositis.

This Test Includes

Anti Jo - 1 antibody

Test Instructions

Total parameters available: 1

Parameter Names:

  • Anti Jo-I antibody / Anti JO - 1 - Serum

Test Instructions/Precautions:

  • Alcohol: Please abstain from alcohol before the test
  • Medication :Any pre-existing medication should only be stopped after consultation with the referring Physician
  • Fluids Allowed : Water only


Soft Copy (Portal/Email) : If the sample is collected before 12 noon then the report will get delivered as per Reporting Time / Maximum TAT (Turn Around Time) indicated with the test. For samples collected after 12 Noon, 12 hours may be added to the Report Turn Around TimeHard Copy : Delivered at home upon request. A small convenience fee may apply.

Why it is Done

Evaluating patients with signs and symptoms compatible with a connective tissue disease, especially those patients with muscle pain and limb weakness, concomitant pulmonary signs and symptoms, Raynaud phenomenon, and arthritis.

What is this test

Jo 1 Antibodies are a marker for diseases, polymyositis and occur most commonly in myositis patients who also have interstitial lung disease.